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Accession Number:
1.00
Makers
Moran, Thomas
Descriptions
oil on canvas
Names
Painting
Subjects
sunset, San Jose Church, Pueblo Laguna
Date:
1901
Dimensions:
H: 20 in, width: 29.875 in, Frame height: 28 in, Frame height: 37.875 in, frame depth: 3.5 in
Title:
Pueblo at Sunset (Laguna)
Credit Line:
Museum Purchase with funds from William E. Weiss Memorial Fund; Pat and Jerry Evans; The Coe Foundation; Naoma and Hal Tate; The Anne and C.W. Duncan Jr. Foundation; Mr. and Mrs. Charles Kepler; Harriet and Edson Spencer; John C. and Meredith Sullivan; Mrs. J. Maxwell Moran; John Marse; Hazel Robertson; Nancy Petry; Mr. and Mrs. Cortlandt S. Dietler; Nancy Petry in memory of Silas Cathcart and Hal Tate; Sarah E. Boehme.
Gloss:
Greatly affected by his wife's death in 1899, Moran painted emotionally charged landscapes in the following years. He made several trips to Laguna and Acoma in New Mexico, drawn by the beauty of the Indian villages. Dramatic contrasts of light and dark in this painting produce a romantic view of Laguna.
Inscription:
LLC: N.A. [reverse, right side of frame:] 13 5/8 Mat 20 x 30 17701/ 7358 20 x 30 Mat 177013 [beneath bottom stretcher:] 1200/ (hidden) [remnants of label on bottom stretcher:] EXH / he Peublo/ Thoma

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