Bay of New York at Sunrise

by Edward Moran (1829–1901)
Oil on board
10 x 13¾ inches (sight size)
Signed lower left: ED. Moran; on verso: Bay of New York at / Sunrise / Edward Moran 1875


Private collection

Sale, Schwenke Auctioneers, Woodbury, Connecticut, August 22, 2023, lot 185, from above

Private collection, New York, New York, acquired from above

Related Work

Sunset, New York Bay, 1872, oil on canvas, 18⅛ x 36 inches, signed and dated lower left; Chrysler Museum of Art, Norfolk, Virginia

Artist Biography

A talented marine painter famous for his naturalist depictions of American and Canadian coastlines.

By Chelsea DeLay

Live near the sea, always be on the watch, and use every means of study.
—Edward Moran

I. Biography
II. Chronology
III. Collections
IV. Exhibitions
V. Memberships
VI. Suggested Resources
VII. Notes

I. Biography

Born in Bolton, England on August 19, 1829, Edward Moran was the eldest son of the artistic Moran brood. In 1844, his parents chose to immigrate to the United States, where the entire family settled in Philadelphia. When he was fifteen years old, Moran was hired by a weaving company to man one of the

Read More

Related Works

Contact Us About This Painting

    This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

    Related Subjects

      Go To Top