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THOMAS MORAN (1837-1926)

 
"The Great White Throne, Zion" from 1901 is a luminous canvas from one of the most important painters of the American landscape. Thomas Moran depicted his landscape subjects with a majestic and sublime quality, and he drew inspiration from travels throughout the American West. This painting presents the expansive monolith at Zion National Park in southwestern Utah. The sheer power of nature and the immensity of natural world emerge in Moran's compositions.
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<br>Moran was a member of the "Hudson River School," a group of painters responsible for reinventing the concept of landscape painting, in which observation within nature became the central element to creating a painting.
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<br>This painting has been in the same private collection for over 40 years. "The Great White Throne, Zion" from 1901 is a luminous canvas from one of the most important painters of the American landscape. Thomas Moran depicted his landscape subjects with a majestic and sublime quality, and he drew inspiration from travels throughout the American West. This painting presents the expansive monolith at Zion National Park in southwestern Utah. The sheer power of nature and the immensity of natural world emerge in Moran's compositions.
<br>
<br>Moran was a member of the "Hudson River School," a group of painters responsible for reinventing the concept of landscape painting, in which observation within nature became the central element to creating a painting.
<br>
<br>This painting has been in the same private collection for over 40 years. "The Great White Throne, Zion" from 1901 is a luminous canvas from one of the most important painters of the American landscape. Thomas Moran depicted his landscape subjects with a majestic and sublime quality, and he drew inspiration from travels throughout the American West. This painting presents the expansive monolith at Zion National Park in southwestern Utah. The sheer power of nature and the immensity of natural world emerge in Moran's compositions.
<br>
<br>Moran was a member of the "Hudson River School," a group of painters responsible for reinventing the concept of landscape painting, in which observation within nature became the central element to creating a painting.
<br>
<br>This painting has been in the same private collection for over 40 years. "The Great White Throne, Zion" from 1901 is a luminous canvas from one of the most important painters of the American landscape. Thomas Moran depicted his landscape subjects with a majestic and sublime quality, and he drew inspiration from travels throughout the American West. This painting presents the expansive monolith at Zion National Park in southwestern Utah. The sheer power of nature and the immensity of natural world emerge in Moran's compositions.
<br>
<br>Moran was a member of the "Hudson River School," a group of painters responsible for reinventing the concept of landscape painting, in which observation within nature became the central element to creating a painting.
<br>
<br>This painting has been in the same private collection for over 40 years. "The Great White Throne, Zion" from 1901 is a luminous canvas from one of the most important painters of the American landscape. Thomas Moran depicted his landscape subjects with a majestic and sublime quality, and he drew inspiration from travels throughout the American West. This painting presents the expansive monolith at Zion National Park in southwestern Utah. The sheer power of nature and the immensity of natural world emerge in Moran's compositions.
<br>
<br>Moran was a member of the "Hudson River School," a group of painters responsible for reinventing the concept of landscape painting, in which observation within nature became the central element to creating a painting.
<br>
<br>This painting has been in the same private collection for over 40 years. "The Great White Throne, Zion" from 1901 is a luminous canvas from one of the most important painters of the American landscape. Thomas Moran depicted his landscape subjects with a majestic and sublime quality, and he drew inspiration from travels throughout the American West. This painting presents the expansive monolith at Zion National Park in southwestern Utah. The sheer power of nature and the immensity of natural world emerge in Moran's compositions.
<br>
<br>Moran was a member of the "Hudson River School," a group of painters responsible for reinventing the concept of landscape painting, in which observation within nature became the central element to creating a painting.
<br>
<br>This painting has been in the same private collection for over 40 years. "The Great White Throne, Zion" from 1901 is a luminous canvas from one of the most important painters of the American landscape. Thomas Moran depicted his landscape subjects with a majestic and sublime quality, and he drew inspiration from travels throughout the American West. This painting presents the expansive monolith at Zion National Park in southwestern Utah. The sheer power of nature and the immensity of natural world emerge in Moran's compositions.
<br>
<br>Moran was a member of the "Hudson River School," a group of painters responsible for reinventing the concept of landscape painting, in which observation within nature became the central element to creating a painting.
<br>
<br>This painting has been in the same private collection for over 40 years. "The Great White Throne, Zion" from 1901 is a luminous canvas from one of the most important painters of the American landscape. Thomas Moran depicted his landscape subjects with a majestic and sublime quality, and he drew inspiration from travels throughout the American West. This painting presents the expansive monolith at Zion National Park in southwestern Utah. The sheer power of nature and the immensity of natural world emerge in Moran's compositions.
<br>
<br>Moran was a member of the "Hudson River School," a group of painters responsible for reinventing the concept of landscape painting, in which observation within nature became the central element to creating a painting.
<br>
<br>This painting has been in the same private collection for over 40 years. "The Great White Throne, Zion" from 1901 is a luminous canvas from one of the most important painters of the American landscape. Thomas Moran depicted his landscape subjects with a majestic and sublime quality, and he drew inspiration from travels throughout the American West. This painting presents the expansive monolith at Zion National Park in southwestern Utah. The sheer power of nature and the immensity of natural world emerge in Moran's compositions.
<br>
<br>Moran was a member of the "Hudson River School," a group of painters responsible for reinventing the concept of landscape painting, in which observation within nature became the central element to creating a painting.
<br>
<br>This painting has been in the same private collection for over 40 years. "The Great White Throne, Zion" from 1901 is a luminous canvas from one of the most important painters of the American landscape. Thomas Moran depicted his landscape subjects with a majestic and sublime quality, and he drew inspiration from travels throughout the American West. This painting presents the expansive monolith at Zion National Park in southwestern Utah. The sheer power of nature and the immensity of natural world emerge in Moran's compositions.
<br>
<br>Moran was a member of the "Hudson River School," a group of painters responsible for reinventing the concept of landscape painting, in which observation within nature became the central element to creating a painting.
<br>
<br>This painting has been in the same private collection for over 40 years.
The Great White Throne, Zion190120 x 30 in. oil on canvas laid on panel
Provenance
Mr. and Mrs. Ruth Moran
Private Collection, Santa Barbara, acquired from the above, 1927
Charles B. Tyler, Los Angeles, California
Private Collection, California, acquired from the above, 1975
"The Great White Throne, Zion" from 1901 is a luminous canvas from one of the most important painters of the American landscape. Thomas Moran depicted his landscape subjects with a majestic and sublime quality, and he drew inspiration from travels throughout the American West. This painting presents the expansive monolith at Zion National Park in southwestern Utah. The sheer power of nature and the immensity of natural world emerge in Moran's compositions.

Moran was a member of the "Hudson River School," a group of painters responsible for reinventing the concept of landscape painting, in which observation within nature became the central element to creating a painting.

This painting has been in the same private collection for over 40 years.
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