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Whitney Western Art Museum

Makers
Moran, Thomas 22
Descriptions
oil on canvas 335
Names
Painting 860
Subjects
transportation 51 Figure 353 Landscape 691 Group 440 Animal 735
Date:
1893
Dimensions:
H: 36.25 in, width: 50.25 in, Frame height: 46.5 in, Frame width: 60.5 in, frame depth: 4 in
Title:
The Golden Gate, Yellowstone National Park
Credit Line:
Museum purchase
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.
Inscription:
LRC: TMoran./1893
Publication:
Book: Exhibition catalog; America! Storie di pittura dal Nuovo Mondo; linead'ombralibri, Treviso, Italy; 2007; page 64-65
Accession Number:
4.75

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