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Friday, November 13, 2009

The World of Thomas Moran

Thomas Moran - Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, 1872
oil on canvas
Department of the Interior Museum

Thomas Moran (1837 - 1926), artist considered to belong to the Hudson River School, more closely grouped in the Rocky Mountains School and William Henry Jackson (1843 - 1942), painter, photographer and explorer. Two pioneers, the race of Linnerhielm, and Thomas Cole...

Photograph of F.V. Hayden, 1871
courtesy Smithsonian Institution Archives

Thomas Moran - Chasm of the Colorado, 1873-1874
Department of the Interior Museum, Washington, D.C.

Photo: William Henry Jackson - At the Mammoth Hot Springs, Gardiner River, 1871
courtesy East Hampton Library

Thomas Moran - Hot Springs of Gardiner's River, 1872
Private Collection

Photo: William Henry Jackson - Castle Geyser and Firehole Basin, 1871
courtesy Department of the Interior, National Park Service, Yellowstone National Park

Thomas Moran - The Castle Geyser, Firehole Basin, 1872
Gilcrease Museum, Tulsa, Oklahoma

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  • Awesome!
    You are all invited to visit our still under construction new website
    next week
    Douglass Montrose-Graem
    The J.M.W.Turner Museum and Thomas Moran Galleries
    Sarasota Florida

    By Anonymous Anonymous, at 10:28 AM  

  • Thank you for your warm comment. I entered immediately on your site and I'm marveled. Turner is one of my favorite great masters. There are some paintings of him at Washington DC National Gallery; I liked his Approach to Venice the most. There was also a Turner Show last year or so and I had this way the opportunity to see much more. I hadn't known about the amazing quality of his watercolors till I visited the show.

    I published 2 messages on the art of Turner on my blog:


    Thank you again,

    Pierre Radulescu

    By Blogger Pierre Radulescu, at 3:20 PM  

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