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Drawing, The Devil's Den, Yellowstone, 1871

This is a Drawing. It was created by Thomas Moran. It is dated 1871 and we acquired it in 1917. Its medium is recto and verso: graphite on gray paper. . It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Thomas Moran. It is credited Gift of Thomas Moran.

Its dimensions are

11.8 x 20.2 cm (4 5/8 x 7 15/16 in.)

It is signed

Recto: Signed and dated in graphite, at lower right: T. M. / ... / 1871. Verso: signed and dated in graphite, at lower right corner: 1871 / ... / T. M.

It is inscribed

Recto: Inscribed in graphite, at lower right: T.M. The Devil's Den, Yellowstone / 1871; at lower left corner, in graphite: (10); and in pen and ink: No. 276. Verso: Inscribed in graphite, at various locations: Gray lava full of holes, cave (twice); at lower right corner: 1871 / Devil's Den T M / Yellowstone

Cite this object as

Drawing, The Devil's Den, Yellowstone, 1871; Thomas Moran (American, b. Britain, 1837–1926); USA; recto and verso: graphite on gray paper. ; 11.8 x 20.2 cm (4 5/8 x 7 15/16 in.); Gift of Thomas Moran; 1917-17-10

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