Drawing, Toltec Gorge, Colorado, 1881
This is a Drawing. It was created by Thomas Moran. It is dated 1881 and we acquired it in 1971. Its medium is brush and black, brown and blue ink washes, white gouache, graphite on buff wove paper verso: graphite with touches of brush and white gouache on tan wove paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.
This object was
It is credited
Gift of Thomas Moran.
Its dimensions are
31.9 x 24.1 cm (12 9/16 x 9 1/2 in.)
It has the following markings
Recto: Stamped in black ink, lower left: Museum for the Arts of Decoration Cooper Union [Lugt 457d]. Watermark: MONGOLFIER A ST MARCEL
It is signed
Signed with monogram in pen and black ink, lower right corner : TM
It is inscribed
Recto: Inscribed in graphite, upper left margin: Toltec Gorge. Mount: Inscribed in graphite, lower margin: Toltec Gorge / D[enver] x R[io] G[rande] R R[ailroad] 1892; and on reverse of the mount in ?: No. 110. Verso: Inscribed in graphite, center left: Toltec Gorge/ Colorado / Moran.
Cite this object as
Drawing, Toltec Gorge, Colorado, 1881; Thomas Moran (American, b. Britain, 1837–1926); USA; brush and black, brown and blue ink washes, white gouache, graphite on buff wove paper verso: graphite with touches of brush and white gouache on tan wove paper; 31.9 x 24.1 cm (12 9/16 x 9 1/2 in.); Gift of Thomas Moran; 1917-17-68
This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Frederic Church, Winslow Homer & Thomas Moran: Tourism and the American Landscape.