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Drawing, Vernal Falls, Yosemite, 1904

This is a Drawing. It was created by Thomas Moran. It is dated 1904 and we acquired it in 1917. Its medium is brush and gray wash, white goauche, 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

32.8 × 24.8 cm (12 15/16 × 9 3/4 in.)

It is signed

Signed and dated in graphite, lower right: T. Moran / 1904

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite, lower right: Back of South Dome / Vernal Falls, Yosemite; lower left: (85)

Cite this object as

Drawing, Vernal Falls, Yosemite, 1904; Thomas Moran (American, b. Britain, 1837–1926); USA; brush and gray wash, white goauche, graphite on gray wove paper; 32.8 × 24.8 cm (12 15/16 × 9 3/4 in.); Gift of Thomas Moran; 1917-17-85

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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