Drawing, Half Dome, 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 brush and black wash, graphite on tan wove paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.
Its dimensions are
19.1 x 13.3 cm (7 1/2 x 5 1/4 in.) 7 1/2 x 5 1/4 in. Mat: 35.6 x 45.7 cm (14 x 18 in.)
It has the following markings
Stamped, lower left corner, very faded: Museum for the Arts of Decoration, Cooper Union.
It is signed
Signed in black ink, lower right: TYMORAN. [TYM configured as the artist's mongram].
It is inscribed
Recto: Inscribed in pen and black ink and dated, from lower left to lower center: South Dome Yosemite, 1872; and again in graphite, lower margin: (16).
Cite this object as
Drawing, Half Dome, Yosemite, 1872; Thomas Moran (American, b. Britain, 1837–1926); USA; brush and black wash, graphite on tan wove paper; 19.1 x 13.3 cm (7 1/2 x 5 1/4 in.) 7 1/2 x 5 1/4 in. Mat: 35.6 x 45.7 cm (14 x 18 in.); Gift of Thomas Moran; 1917-17-15
This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Frederic Church, Winslow Homer & Thomas Moran: Tourism and the American Landscape.