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Drawing, Falls of Yosemite, 1872

This is a Drawing. It was created by Thomas Moran. It is dated 1872 and we acquired it in 1917. Its medium is recto: brush and blue watercolor, black and gray wash, and graphite on tan paper. verso: graphite on tan 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

Frame: 50.2 x 39.7 cm (19 3/4 x 15 5/8 in.)

It is signed

Signed with initials and dated in graphite, lower right: T. M. /..../1872.

It is inscribed

Recto: Inscribed in graphite, lower right: T.M. / Falls of the Yosemite (2700) feet from the Merced 1872. A stamp with the cipher TM at left.

Cite this object as

Drawing, Falls of Yosemite, 1872; Thomas Moran (American, b. Britain, 1837–1926); USA; recto: brush and blue watercolor, black and gray wash, and graphite on tan paper. verso: graphite on tan paper; Frame: 50.2 x 39.7 cm (19 3/4 x 15 5/8 in.); Gift of Thomas Moran; 1917-17-13

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Frederic Church, Winslow Homer & Thomas Moran: Tourism and the American Landscape.

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