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Thomas Moran

[English-born American Hudson River School Painter, 1837-1926]

• Relationships: Husband of Mary Nimmo Moran.
Brother of Edward Moran.
• Subject matter:  Specializes in Landscapes/the American West.
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    Thomas Moran Works Online    
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Original works by Thomas Moran available for purchase at art galleries worldwide
Paintings in Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Notable SiteArt Institute of Chicago   NEW!

Notable SiteDallas Museum of Art, Texas   NEW!
(There is a "Download" link for zooming in on some works, but confusingly this may take a while to become active)

Notable SiteThomas Moran at the Detroit Institute of Arts, Michigan
The Fisherman's Wedding Party, 1892

Notable SiteFine Arts Museums of San Francisco   NEW!

Notable SiteMetropolitan Museum of Art, New York City   NEW!  

Notable SiteMuseum of Fine Arts, Boston   NEW!
Watercolor collection online

Notable SiteNational Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.   NEW!
Includes a biography of the artist

Notable SiteNational Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.   NEW!
Online exhibit Thomas Moran: His Life and Works

Notable SiteThomas Moran at the Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington D.C.

Addison Gallery of American Art, Andover, Massachusetts

Akron Art Museum, Ohio   NEW!
(Click on the "View objects by this artist" link)

Allen Art Museum at Oberlin College, Ohio
The Grand Canyon

Amon Carter Museum, Texas
Cliffs of Green River

Amon Carter Museum, Texas
Mountain of the Holy Cross, Colorado

Blanton Museum of Art at the University of Texas, Austin
The Golden Hour, 1875

Block Museum of Art at Northwestern University, Illinois

Bolton Art Gallery, UK
Nearing Camp, Evening on the Upper Colorado River, Wyoming, 1882

Bolton Art Gallery, UK
Sunset, Pueblo del Wape
The Coast of Florida

Brooklyn Museum, New York City

Canton Museum of Art, Ohio
Sunset, Venice

Chazen Museum of Art at the University of Wisconsin
Yellowstone Lake, 1874

Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio

Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum, New York City
3 works from the exhibition Tourism and the American Landscape

Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.
View of Venice

Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, Bentonville, Arkansas
A new museum which, when we last checked, had not yet opened to the public
Autumn Landscape, ca.1865

Cummer Museum of Art, Jacksonville, Florida
Ponce de León in Florida, 1877-78

Figge Art Museum, Davenport, Iowa
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Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art at the University of Oklahoma
Crystal Lake

Gilcrease Museum, Tulsa, Oklahoma
Shoshone Falls on the Snake River, 1900
Tower Falls, 1872

Harvard University Art Museums, Massachusetts
Harvard have works in their collections, but unfortunately you have to type in the search yourself

Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indiana

Jersey City Museum, New Jersey

Joslyn Art Museum, Omaha, Nebraska
The Grand Canyon of the Colorado, 1913
The Pearl of Venice, 1899

Juniata College Museum of Art, Huntington, Pennsylvania
Ancient Ruins, 1856 (note that actual JPG image is larger than displayed on the page)

Lauren Rogers Museum of Art, Laurel, Mississippi

Los Angeles County Museum of Art   NEW!

Maier Museum of Art at Randolph-Macon Woman's College, Virginia
(Note: Click the title to view the artwork details, not the thumbnail image.)

Memorial Art Gallery of the University of Rochester, New York
Sunset over the Sea
View of Venice

Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minnesota  
A Scene on Tohickon Creek: Autumn 1868, 1868

Museum of the National Academy of Design, New York City
3 works online

National Park Service - History and Culture

North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh
"Fiercely the red sun descending/Burned his way along the heavens", 1875-76

Oklahoma City Museum of Art, Oklahoma
Falls at Toltec Gorge, 1913

Orlando Museum of Art, Florida
Castle Butte, Green River, Wyoming Territory

Orlando Museum of Art, Florida
Half Dome, View from Moran Point

Orlando Museum of Art, Florida
Morning on the St. Johns, Florida

Palm Springs Desert Museum, California
Grand Canyon (Mist in the Canyon), 1915

Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia

Philadelphia Museum of Art

Philbrook Museum of Art, Oklahoma

Princeton University Art Museum, New Jersey

Rockwell Museum of Western Art, Corning, New York
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Rockwell Museum of Western Art, Corning, New York
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San Diego Museum of Art, California   NEW!

Spencer Museum of Art at the University of Kansas
The Great Salt Lake of Utah, chromolithograph

St. Johnsbury Athenaeum, Vermont
An Autumn Afternoon

Stark Museum of Art, Texas
2 works online

Terra Foundation for American Art, Chicago   NEW!
Autumn Afternoon, the Wissahickon, 1864
The Half Dome - View from Moran Point, 1887

The Huntington Library, California

The Parthenon, Nashville, Tennessee
Town Pond - Easthampton, 1901
(Note: Images are generally larger than displayed on the museum's web page. Here is a link to the jpg image.)

University of Virginia Art Museum, Charlottesville
On the Catawissa Creek, 1862

Virtual Museum of Canada
Cliffs of the Upper Colorado River, Wyoming Territory, 1882

Virtual Museum of Canada
Mist in Kanab Canyon, Utah, 1892

Virtual Museum of Canada
Shin-Au-Av-Tu-Weap (God Land), Canyon of the Colorado, Utah, ca.1872-73

Westmoreland Museum of American Art, Greensburg, Pennsylvania

Wichita Art Museum, Kansas

National Art Databases and Museum Inventories:

Art Fund for UK Museums
Nearing Camp, Evening on the Upper Colorado River

Smithsonian American Art Museum National Art Inventories
List of works nationwide from two sources: the Inventory of American Paintings Executed before 1914 and the Inventory of American Sculpture (only a few percent of listings have an accompanying image)

Art Market:
(e.g. records of past sales at auction; sites providing examples of the artist's signature)
Art Signature Dictionary   NEW!

Christie's Past Sale Archive
(database goes as far back as 1991; images go about as far back as 1999)

Sotheby's Sold Lot Archive
(database goes as far back as 1998; images where permitted by copyright go about as far back as 2001)

Pictures from Image Archives:
Notable SiteThomas Moran at The Art Renewal Center

Notable SiteThomas Moran at The Artchive  

Notable SiteThomas Moran at The Athenaeum  
Numerous works online by Moran

Notable SiteWikimedia Commons Image Database  

California State University WorldImages Database  

Thomas Moran at CGFA  

Ciudad de la Pintura (in Spanish)  

Humanities Web  

New York Public Library Digital Gallery

RKD Netherlands Imagebase   NEW!
Eclectic database of images that range from old black-and-white photos to superb, zoomable reproductions

The History Project at U.C. Davis  

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Miscellaneous Sites:
A Century of Grand Canyon Art

Illustrated biography

Art of the West Magazine
3 paintings of Yellowstone

Ellen's Place

Mount Shasta Companion
Scroll partway down for a couple of illustrations of Mount Shasta

Why We Think Nature is Beautiful
Illustrated article by Eugene C. Hargrove

Articles and Reference Sites:
Notable SiteRKD Netherlands Institute for Art History  

Notable SiteUnion List of Artist Names (Getty Museum)  
Reference sheet with basic information about the artist and pointers to other references.

Resource Library Magazine

Resource Library Magazine

Resource Library Magazine
Acoma, 1904

"Look Inside" and "Search Inside" Books at Amazon
Look Inside Books:Selections from the books listed below are scanned in, in high res. Text is clearly readable and art reproductions vary from so-so to excellent. Don't miss the fact that you can usually zoom in via the "View" drop-down menu, along the top row of Amazon's Online Reader.            
Search Inside Books:Same as "Look Inside", except that the entire book is scanned in, and the text is fully searchable. This is an unbelievable resource, for research and especially for previewing a book when making the decision to buy.
Note: Some "Search Inside" features are limited to people signed in to an account which has previously made a purchase at Amazon.
search inside

Thomas Moran: Artist of the Mountains

look inside

Thomas Moran and the Surveying of the American West


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