Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University

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Edge of the Forest,

Etching on satin fabric

Print impression quality: Excellent, with areas of plate tone

Dimensions (Plate): 302 x 250 mm (11.9 x 9.8 in.)

Dimensions (Sheet): 340 x 258 mm (13.4 x 10.2 in.)

Signed and dated in plate, lower left: “M.N. MORAN 1888”; inscribed, lower right: Thomas Moran’s monogram “TM” in ligature

Watermark: No watermark

Edition: Proof. Impressions on satin cloth were highly valued in the 1880s, and were generally produced commercially. Given the support, it is unlikely that Mary Nimmo Moran printed this impression.

Accession number: 1998.22.1

Friends of the Davison Art Center funds, 1998

Bibliography: [to be checked:] Catalogue of the New York Etching Club 1888, per photocopy in object file

Work Type: print

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