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Walls of the Grand Canyon

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Walls of the Grand Canyon

Artist: Thomas Moran (American, 1837 - 1926)

Publisher: D. Appleton and Company (American, 1831 - 1981)

Editor: William Cullen Bryant (American, 1794 - 1878)

Date: 1874
Medium: wood engraving on paper
11 1/2 x 8 7/8 inches (29.2 x 22.5 cm)
Image: 9 1/4 x 6 1/4 inches (23.5 x 15.9 cm)
Classification: Prints
Inscribed: 510 PICTURESQUE AMERICA./ [TEXT] (reverse); ANNIN. (lower right); WALLS OF THE GRAND CAÑON. (lower center)
Markings: TYM [monogram] (lower left)
Credit Line: Purchase of the Nelda C. and H.J. Lutcher Stark Foundation, 1979
Object number: 91.119.7
Accession Number: 1979.15.1
DescriptionThis print depicts the Grand Canyon of the Colorado River, located in the state of Arizona. This print was an illustration for "Picturesque America," edited by William Cullen Bryant.
Provenance: Purchased July 9, 1979 through (The Rare Print Wagon, Alexandria, Virginia) by the Nelda C. and H.J. Lutcher Stark Foundation; accessioned to the Stark Museum of Art
  • Grand Canyon
  • Colorado River