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What is this?

Vertical view up a gorge from the bottom of a canyon.
Verso: Graphite study of a mountain range (Acoma pueblo, New Mexico).

This is a drawing from United States. It is dated May 1901 and we acquired it in 1917. Gift of Thomas Moran.

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Its medium is

recto: brush and watercolor, graphite on blue-green wove paper verso: graphite on blue-green wove paper.

Its dimensions are

37.9 x 27.3 cm (14 15/16 x 10 3/4 in.)

It has the following markings

Recto: Stamped in ink, lower left: Cooper Union Museum for the Arts of Decoration, [Lugt 457d.] Verso: Stamped twice in purple ink: #22099

It is signed

Signed and dated in graphite, lower left: ...TMoran May 1901...

It is inscribed

Recto: Inscribed, signed and dated in graphite, lower left: Looking up the trail at Bright Angel TMoran May l901/ (83) Grand Canon of Arizona ; color notes in graphite throughout. Verso: Inscribed in graphite, center left: Acoma ; again at right: 4 1/2"

This object was created by Thomas Moran

This object was catalogued by Megan L. Smith and donated by Thomas Moran

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