LOT 374

Thomas Moran


Woman in the Woods

MEDIUM: Oil on canvas

DIMENSIONS: 24 x 12 inches

Signed and dated 1903 lower right


SOLD FOR: $32,175.00

Including Buyers Premium

Additional Information

Private collection, New York, ca. 1925
By descent to current owner

Thomas Moran is one of the most respected of American landscape painters, and yet he was not shy about painting figures. A great number of his works—including many of his famous paintings of the Venetian Harbor and Green River, Wyoming—are dotted with small figures meant to bring life to his scenes and reinforce the vastness of the land and the water. Woman in the Woods, with its larger-than-normal figure in the middle of a vertical composition, is quite rare in both subject and composition. The work was executed in 1903, which was a busy travel year for the artist: he began the year in East Hampton, New York, but would eventually travel to Albuquerque, New Mexico; Mexico City and Cuernavaca, Mexico; and finally returning to East Hampton by the summer.


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Please note that the first unframed photo is most accurate for color. Framed photographs are to show the frame and are not color corrected to the painting.

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