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Drawing, Green River, Wyoming Territory, 1879

This is a Drawing. It was created by Thomas Moran. It is dated 1879 and we acquired it in 1917. Its medium is brush and watercolor, white gouache, graphite on tan 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

32 x 49.4 cm (12 5/8 x 19 7/16 in.)

It has the following markings

Stamped on recto, lower left: Museum for the Arts of Decoration Cooper Union [Lugt 457d]

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite, lower left: Green River. Wyoming / 1879 / (39) (22); in hills at middle right: Salmon.

Cite this object as

Drawing, Green River, Wyoming Territory, 1879; Thomas Moran (American, b. Britain, 1837–1926); USA; brush and watercolor, white gouache, graphite on tan wove paper; 32 x 49.4 cm (12 5/8 x 19 7/16 in.); Gift of Thomas Moran; 1917-17-39

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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