Object name: Golden Gate, Yellowstone National Park
Accession Number: 4.75
Date : 1893
Gloss: Moran's name became synonymous with Yellowstone. He accompanied the official governmental expedition into the region in 1871. His sketches of the wonders helped to convince Congress to establish Yellowstone as the first national park. The artist returned to the Park in 1892 and painted a view of the pass named Golden Gate.
Dimensions: H: 36.25 in, width: 50.25 in, Frame height: 46.5 in, Frame width: 60.5 in, frame depth: 4 in
Credit Line: Museum purchase
Inscription: LRC: TMoran./1893
Synopsis: Painting- Golden Gate, Yellowstone National Park- Moran, Thomas- oil on canvas- transportation- Figure- Group- Landscape- Animal- LRC: TMoran./1893
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Golden Gate, Yellowstone. Thomas Moran 1893
Moran's "Golden Gate." Yellowstone painted to its finest. Just plain valuable.
Thomas Moran, one of greatest artists of the west.
"Golden Gate" by Thomas Moran
1893: Thomas Moran, "Golden Gate" with Lower Falls in background