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Montauk Point / Thomas Moran

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Multiple etchings from the same plate are stored in the Gilcrease Museum collections.

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Title(s): 
Montauk Point
Creator(s): 
Thomas Moran (Artist)
Culture: 
American
Date: 
1880
Period: 
Hudson River School
Materials/Techniques: 
printing ink on paper
Dimensions: 
Overall (14.403a): 8 7/8 × 11 15/16 in. (22.5 × 30.3 cm) Image (14.403a): 6 × 7 7/8 in. (15.2 × 20 cm) Overall (14.403b): 11 13/16 × 17 3/4 in. (30 × 45.1 cm) Image (14.403b): 6 × 7 7/8 in. (15.2 × 20 cm) Overall (14.403c): 11 3/4 × 17 13/16 in. (29.8 × 45.2 cm) Image (14.403c): 6 × 7 7/8 in. (15.2 × 20 cm) Overall (14.403d): 11 3/4 × 17 9/16 in. (29.8 × 44.6 cm) Image (14.403d): 6 × 7 7/8 in. (15.2 × 20 cm) Overall (14.403e): 7 1/2 × 9 3/16 in. (19.1 × 23.3 cm) Image (14.403e): 6 × 7 7/8 in. (15.2 × 20 cm) Overall (14.403f): 11 15/16 × 17 5/8 in. (30.3 × 44.8 cm) Image (14.403f): 6 × 7 7/8 in. (15.2 × 20 cm) Overall (14.403g): 11 13/16 × 17 11/16 in. (30 × 44.9 cm) Image (14.403g): 6 × 7 7/8 in. (15.2 × 20 cm)
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Object Type: 
Accession No: 
1426.403a-g
Department: 
Signed in plate with colophon, "TM" in lower left on recto (14.403a-g); Signed by hand in pencil, "T.Moran." in lower left on recto (14.403b-g); Artist's printer notes are present; Inscribed by hand in pencil, "too much ink wipe out concentrate on rocks at the bottom 10 of this" begins in lower left on recto; Inscribed in plate, "Montauk Point. Sept 4th 1880. [reversed]" in lower left on recto (14.403a); Handwritten notes are present; Inscribed in plate, "Montauk Point. Sept 4th 1880. [reversed]" in lower left on recto; Inscribed by hand in pencil, "NEAR THE BEACH" in lower left on recto (14.403b); Notes in the artist's hand; Inscribed in plate, "Montauk Point. Sept 4th 1880. [reversed]" in lower left on recto; Inscribed by hand in pencil, "NEAR THE BEACH" in lower left on recto (14.403c); Notes in the artist's hand; Inscribed in plate, "Montauk Point. Sept 4th 1880. [reversed]" in lower left on recto; Inscribed by hand in pencil, "NEAR THE BEACH" in lower left on recto (14.403d); Notes in the artist's hand; Inscribed in plate, "Montauk Point. Sept 4th 1880. [reversed]" in lower left on recto; Inscribed by hand in pencil, "NEAR THE BEACH" in lower left on recto (14.403e); Notes in the artist's hand; Inscribed in plate, "Montauk Point. Sept 4th 1880. [reversed]" in lower left on recto; Inscribed by hand in pencil, "NEAR THE BEACH" in lower left on recto; Inscribed by hand in pencil, "Montauk Point L.I." in upper left on verso (14.403f); Notes in the artist's hand; Inscribed in plate, "Montauk Point. Sept 4th 1880. [reversed]" in lower left on recto; Inscribed by hand in pencil, "NEAR THE BEACH" in lower left on recto; Inscribed by hand in pencil, "Montauk Point L.I." in upper left on verso; Inscribed by hand in pencil, "Montauk Point L.I. $15" in upper left on verso (14.403g).
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