THOMAS MORAN (1837-1926)
THOMAS MORAN (1837-1926)
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THOMAS MORAN (1837-1926)

A Passing Shower in the Yellowstone Cañon

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THOMAS MORAN (1837-1926)
A Passing Shower in the Yellowstone Cañon
signed with initials in monogram and dated 'TMoran 1903' (lower right)—signed and dated again and inscribed with title (on the reverse)
oil on canvas
16 x 20 in. (40.6 x 50.8 cm.)
Painted in 1903.
Provenance
The artist.
Fifth Avenue Art Galleries, New York, 29 October 1903, lot 59, sold by the above.
Ehrich-Newhouse Galleries, New York.
Frank and Merle Buttram, Oklahoma, acquired from the above, circa 1923.
Private collection, by descent.
Christie's, New York, 21 May 2008, lot 113, sold by the above.
Acquired by the late owner from the above.
Literature
F. Levy, American Art Annual, vol. V, 1905, p. 85 (as Passing Shower, Yellowstone Canyon).
F. Fryxell, Thomas Moran: Explorer in Search of Beauty, “Explorer in Search of Beauty,” East Hampton, Long Island, 1958, p. 13 (as Passing Shower in the Yellowstone Canyon).
Exhibited
Saint Louis, Missouri, The Saint Louis Art Museum, Impressionism Reflected: American Art, 1890-1920, May 6-June 27, 1982 (as Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, From Artist's Point).
Post Lot Text
This work will be included in Phyllis Braff’s, Stephen Good’s and Melissa Webster Speidel’s forthcoming catalogue raisonné of the artist’s work.

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