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Drawing, Hacienda on the Lerma River, San Juan, Mexico

This is a Drawing. It was created by Thomas Moran. It is dated 1892 and we acquired it in 1917. Its medium is brush and watercolor, white gouache, pen and red ink, graphite on gray laid paper. ruled border in graphite, mounted on off-white wove paper.. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Thomas Moran. It is credited Gift of Thomas Moran.

Its dimensions are

21 x 28 cm (8 1/4 x 11 in.)

It has the following markings

Partial watermark: two letters in double ovoid.

It is signed

Recto: Signed and dated in pen and red ink, lower left: MORAN. / 1892. Mount: Signed in pen and black ink, lower center margin: T.Moran, 1892. Verso: Signed in graphite: ...TMoran...

It is inscribed

Recto: Inscribed in pen and blue ink, lower right: San Juan, Mexico. Mount: Inscribed in pen and black ink, upper right margin: 20; again at upper center margin: watercolor on gray paper.; and in pen and blue ink, lower left margin: The Hacienda of San Juan Mexico; and in pen and black ink at lower center margin: T. Moran, 1892. Verso: Insribed in graphite: San Juan./On the Lerma River/ Mexico/TMoran/37 w 22.

Cite this object as

Drawing, Hacienda on the Lerma River, San Juan, Mexico; Thomas Moran (American, b. Britain, 1837–1926); Mexico; brush and watercolor, white gouache, pen and red ink, graphite on gray laid paper. ruled border in graphite, mounted on off-white wove paper.; 21 x 28 cm (8 1/4 x 11 in.) ; Gift of Thomas Moran; 1917-17-48

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition The Cooper-Hewitt Collections: A Design Resource.

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