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Born in England in 1837, Thomas Moran eventually became one of the most respected painters of the American West. Thomas and his family came to the US in 1844. Edward Moran, the older brother of Thomas Moran helped Thomas grow as an artist. A successful landscape painter, Edward tought Thomas some of his techniques.

In 1873 Moran went to Yosemite where he began to focus on Western Paintings. Having gone to Yellowstone the year before, Moran was quickly recognizing the beauty of the American West.

Thomas Moran sold his Grand Canyon of the Colorado and a Yellowstone painting to Congress in 1873.

Thomas Moran had a studio in Pasadena in 1916 and one in Santa Barbara in 1922. He eventually settled down in Santa Barbara.

Pieces by Thomas Moran and other artists can be seen in our Grand Canyon Posters section.

Some of Thomas Moran's best pieces in the selection on the right are A View of The Canyon, Clouds in the Canyon, Cliffs of the Green River, Children of the Mountain, Entering the Canyon, Rock Towers of the Rio Virgin, Cliffs of Upper Colorado River, Grand Canyon, Idaho Territory 1882, Mist in the Canyon, Seascape, Shoshone Falls On The Snake River, The Grand Canyon, Grand Canyon Of The Colorado, Chasm of the Colorado, Indian Paradise, Much Resounding Sea, Lake Tahoe 1873, Half Dome Yosemite 1904, and Arizona Sunset Near Grand Canyon.

Thomas Moran Photography Posters, Prints and Images

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