1829 - 1901
signed Edw. Moran (lower left)
oil on canvas
27 by 21 ½ inches
(68.6 by 54.6 cm)
The canvas is was lined and there is frame abrasion at edges. There is surface cracking throughout and the work appears to be slightly dirty.
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Dr. and Mrs. Henry C. Landon III (sold: Sotheby's, New York, January 24, 2009, lot 85)
Acquired by the present owner at the above sale
Charlotte, North Carolina, The Mint Museum, American Paintings: The Landon Collection, September 1979-July 1981, no. 25
Charlottesville, Virginia, University of Virginia Art Museum, A Jeffersonian Ideal: Selections from the Dr. and Mrs. Henry C. Landon III Collection of American Fine and Decorative Arts, August-November 2005, pp. 56-57