New York Harbor

by Edward Moran (1829–1901)
Oil on canvas
30 x 25 1/16 inches
Signed lower left: Edward Moran; on verso: Edward Moran. / New York 1874


Arthur Gross, Northport, New York

Estate of above

Sale, Doyle, New York, New York, April 21, 2020, lot 17, from above

Questroyal Fine Art, LLC, New York, New York, acquired from above

Private collection, Greenwood Village, Colorado, acquired from above, 2020

Related Work

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

Note: Arthur Gross, a collector with a passion for Americana, owned an antiques shop in Manhattan in the 1960s.

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

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