Lot Details

Lot 25
Thomas Moran
American, 1837-1926
Venice (The Splendor of Venice), 1899
Signed with initials in monogram T Moran and dated 1899 (ll)
Oil on canvas
20 x 30 1/8 inches

Provenance:
The artist
Private collection, 1899
Andrew Crispo Gallery, New York
The Thyssen-Bornemisza Collection, Lugano, Switzerland
Spanierman Gallery, LLC, New York
Hirschl & Adler Galleries, New York
Middendorf Gallery, Washington DC
Private collection

Exhibited:
New York, NY, Century Association, Nov. 4, 1899
Houston, TX, The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Nineteenth Century American Paintings from the Thyssen-Bornemisza Collection, Oct. 29, 1982-Jan. 23, 1983
Oklahoma City, OK, Oklahoma Art Center, 19th Century American Landscapes, Feb. 27 - May 8, 1983
New York, NY, Hirschl & Adler, Adventures and Inspiration: American Artists in Other Lands, 1988

Literature:
Barbara Novak, The Thyssen-Bornemisza Collection: Nineteenth Century American Paintings, London, Sotheby's, 1986, p. 184-85, no. 56, illus. p. 185

This work will be included in Stephen L. Good's and Phyllis Braff's forthcoming catalogue raisonné of the artist's work.


C Estate of Joan Harmon Van Metre, The Plains, VA

Estimate: $100,000 - $150,000

Additional Notes & Condition Report

The work is in overall good condition. There is a 1 inch area of inpainting in the sky near the boats to the left and another area at the right edge of the painting near the mast of the boat. At the lower left there is a 3 inch abrasion. There is a stretcher bar mark along each side and the canvas is a bit loose on the stretcher. The piece has not been relined and there are no patches present on the reverse.


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Catalogue Info

American Paintings, Furniture & Decorative Arts

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