SOLD Three Mile Harbor, 1888

by Thomas Moran (1837–1926)
Oil on canvas
20 x 30 inches
Monogrammed and dated lower right: TMORAN. 1888.



Private collection, Connecticut

Sale, Bonhams, New York, New York, September 21, 2022, lot 3, from above

Related Work(s) (see following pages)

Three Mile Harbor, 1884, oil on panel, 20 x 30 inches, signed lower right; National Academy of Design, New York, New York

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

Phyllis Braff contends that this painting depicts Three Mile Harbor on the coast of Long Island. The harbor is named for its three-mile distance from East Hampton. Thomas Moran had a home and studio nearby and spent several months there in 1888. The artist first traveled to eastern Long Island in 1878 and painted numerous scenes in the area.

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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