26 May 1999
Thomas Moran (1837-1926)
Grand Canyon, Utah
signed and dated 'TMoran --74' (lower left)
oil on paper laid down on board
7 x 4 in. (17.8 x 12 cm.)
John H. Johnston, New York.
Glenville Lindall Winthrop, Lenox, Massachusetts.
E. Maurice Bloch, Los Angeles, California.
Christie's, New York, September 27, 1990, lot 40.
Graham Galleries, New York.
Acquired by the present owner from the above.
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Los Angeles, California, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Western Scene, October-December 1975
This painting will be included in Stephen L. Good and Phyllis R. Braff's forthcoming catalogue raisonn of Moran's work.
The designer and decorator shows us around his Santa Monica HQ, and enthuses over the forthcoming Rooms as Portraits auctions in London and New York
Chinese Works of Art specialist Olivia Hamilton reckons this pair of superb sculptures — around 1,300 years old — are ‘the finest I've seen come up for sale‘