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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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