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Drawing, Toltec Gorge and Eva Cliff from the West, Colorado, 1892

This is a Drawing. It was created by Thomas Moran. It is dated 1892 and we acquired it in 1917. Its medium is brush and watercolor, white gouache, graphite on gray wove 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

31.9 x 24.2 cm (12 9/16 x 9 1/2 in.)

It has the following markings

Stamped on recto, lower right: Museum for the Arts of Decoration Cooper Union [Lugt 457d] Embossed water mark-reverse right edge: "Montgolfier a St. Marcel-Les-Anno..."

It is signed

Signed with initials in graphite, lower left: TM; and with monogram in ink, lower right: TM

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite, upper left:Toltec Gorge & Eva Cliff / from the West

Cite this object as

Drawing, Toltec Gorge and Eva Cliff from the West, Colorado, 1892; Thomas Moran (American, b. Britain, 1837–1926); USA; brush and watercolor, white gouache, graphite on gray wove paper; 31.9 x 24.2 cm (12 9/16 x 9 1/2 in.); Gift of Thomas Moran; 1917-17-31

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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