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Drawing, Chama Below the Summit, 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 gray wash, watercolor, graphite on off-white 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

21.9 x 30.2 cm (8 5/8 x 11 7/8 in.)

It has the following markings

Recto: Stamped in black ink, lower left: Museum for the Arts of Decoration Cooper Union [Lugt 457c]

It is signed

Signed with initials and dated in graphite, top center: Chamma [sic.] below Summit TM 1892.

It is inscribed

Recto: Inscribed in graphite, upper center: Chamma (sic) below Summit TM 1892 Verso: Inscribed in ink, upper left corner: No. 306.

Cite this object as

Drawing, Chama Below the Summit, 1892; Thomas Moran (American, b. Britain, 1837–1926); USA; brush and gray wash, watercolor, graphite on off-white wove paper; 21.9 x 30.2 cm (8 5/8 x 11 7/8 in.); Gift of Thomas Moran; 1917-17-50

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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