Appears in exhibition catalog as entry no. 245 (Sale info: $350.00).
"A.N.A., New York. b. bolton, Lancashire, England, 1837. brought to America, 1844. Displaying artistic taste at an early age, he was apprenticed to a wood-engraver in Philadelphia. went to Europe in 1862 and 1866 and copied many of the works of Turner in the national gallery, London, and paintings of old masters in Italy. In 1871 accompanied the United States exploring expedition to the yellowstone country. His 'grand canon of the yellowstone' and 'chasm of the colorado' were purchased by the United States government for $10,000 each, and are now in the capitol at washington. Mr. Moran is also well- known as an illustrator and etcher." [P. 39.]
Catalogue of Works of Art in the Art Building of the Southern Exposition at Louisville, Ky. Prepared by Charles M. Kurtz. Published for the Art Committee by John P. Morton and Company, 1883.
Artist address: New York, New York.
Artist professional affiliation: Associate National Academician.