Morelia, Mexico

1883
Artist Thomas Moran (American (born in England), 1837–1926)


Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik (1962) cat. 574

Dimensions

Sheet: 25.4 x 36.3 cm (10 x 14 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

56.733

Medium or Technique

Graphite and watercolor on blue-green paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Watercolors

Town indicated left at foot of slope, with mountain peaks in distance. Barren foreground. Capital of the State of Michoacán and formerly called Valladolid, founded in 1541.

Inscription

Inscribed upper left in graphite: Morelia, Mexico, 1/2

Provenance

Maxim Karolik, Newport; Gift to MFA October 11, 1956

Credit Line

Gift of Maxim Karolik for the M. and M. Karolik Collection of American Watercolors and Drawings, 1800–1875