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Drawing, Rio Virgin River with Large Rock Formations, 1873

This is a Drawing. It was created by Thomas Moran. It is dated 1873 and we acquired it in 1917. Its medium is 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

27.2 x 37.6 cm (10 11/16 x 14 13/16 in.)

It is signed

Signed with initials and dated in graphite, lower left: 1873, T.M.

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite, at various locations: Yellow, Larger gulley filled with trees [x] Rocks, River with white sand banks [x] Rock/ foreground cedars [x] Rocks, Baryonet, etc. / Rio Virgen, 1873, T. M. Colors are indicated with their first letters.

Cite this object as

Drawing, Rio Virgin River with Large Rock Formations, 1873; Thomas Moran (American, b. Britain, 1837–1926); USA; graphite on gray paper.; 27.2 x 37.6 cm (10 11/16 x 14 13/16 in.); Gift of Thomas Moran; 1917-17-21

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