SOLD Punting on the River Cam, England, 1885

by Thomas Moran (1837–1926)
Oil on panel
15 x 12⅛ inches
Monogrammed and dated lower left: TMORAN. 1885


Isaac Arnold, Sr., Houston, Texas

Berry-Hill Galleries, New York, New York

Judith and Philip Sieg, Bellefonte, Pennsylvania, acquired from above, 1979

Sale, Hindman, Chicago, Illinois, October 26, 2023, lot 49, from above


Palmer Museum of Art of The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania, Bellefonte Collects, August 13–October 22, 1989


Bellefonte Collects (University Park, PA: The Pennsylvania State University, 1989), 20, no. 19.

Related Work

An English River, 1882, etching, 5⅞ x 9½ inches; Parrish Art Museum, Water Mill, New York

Note: This painting will be included in the forthcoming catalogue raisonné of the artist’s work by Stephen L. Good, Phyllis Braff, and Melissa Webster Speidel.

The River Cam flows through Cambridge in eastern England. It remains a popular site for swimmers, punters, and rowers.

Artist Biography

Hudson River School painter famous for landscapes of the American West

By Alexandra A. Jopp

A master of composition and inspired by J.W.M Turner and Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot, Thomas Moran became known for monumental romantic landscapes of the American West and his efforts in establishing the first national park at Yellowstone.

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

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