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Thomas Moran
(1837 - 1926)



"I place no value upon literal transcripts from Nature. My general scope is not realistic; all my tendencies are toward idealization....Topography in art is valueless."

Thomas Moran

One of America's greatest landscape artists, member of the Hudson River School, he is best remembered for his depictions of Yellowstone and the Grand Canyon
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