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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

Notable SiteButler Institute of American Art, Ohio
An Arizona Sunset Near the Grand Canyon, 1898

Notable SiteDallas Museum of Art, Texas

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

Notable SiteThomas Moran at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City  

Notable SiteMuseum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas  
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Notable SiteMuseum of Fine Arts, Boston  
Watercolor collection online

Notable SiteThomas Moran at the National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.
The Much Resounding Sea, 1884

Notable SiteThomas Moran at the National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.
Online exhibit Thomas Moran: His Life and Works

Addison Gallery of American Art, Andover, Massachusetts

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
Landscape

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


Brigham Young University Museum of Art, Utah

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

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

Thomas Moran in the Los Angeles County Museum of Art Database

Maier Museum of Art at Randolph-Macon Woman's College, Virginia
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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 - Histiry 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
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Grand Canyon of the Colorado River

Philbrook Museum of Art, Oklahoma
Autumn

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

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
Autumn on the Wissahickon, 1864

The Huntington Library, California

The Parthenon, Nashville, Tennessee
Town Pond - Easthampton, 1901
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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

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

Sotheby's Sold Lot Archive   NEW!
(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 in the Art Renewal Center

Notable SiteThomas Moran in the Artchive  

Notable SiteCGFA  

Notable SiteThe Athenaeum  
Numerous works online by Moran

Notable SiteWikimedia Commons Image Database  

California State University WorldImages Database  

Ciudad de la Pintura (in Spanish)  

Humanities Web  

New York Public Library Digital Gallery

The History Project at U.C. Davis  

University of Michigan SILS Art Image Browser

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Miscellaneous Sites:
A Century of Grand Canyon Art

Angelsmist
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 SiteGrove Dictionary of Art Online (excerpt)  

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.
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Thomas Moran: Artist of the Mountains


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Thomas Moran and the Surveying of the American West


 
 
 
 
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Canyon Mists: Zoroaster Peak, Grand Canyon
Canyon Mists: Zoroaster Peak, Grand Canyon

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Cliffs of Green River
Cliffs of Green River

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Thomas Moran: Cliffs of Upper Colorado River
Cliffs of Upper Colorado River

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Thomas Moran: Entering the Canyon
Entering the Canyon

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Thomas Moran: Nearing Camp on the Upper Colorado River
Nearing Camp on the Upper Colorado River

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Thomas Moran: Arizona Sunset Near the Grand Canyon
Arizona Sunset Near the Grand Canyon

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