(Bolton, England, 1837 - 1926, Santa Barbara, California)
Oil on canvas
40 1/8 x 30 1/4 in. (101.9 x 77.0 cm)
Collection of the Akron Art Museum
Gift of Mrs. Alfred Rankin, Mr. Frank Taplin, and Mr. Thomas E. Taplin from the estate of Mrs. Frank E. Taplin
Moran traveled extensively throughout the American West and became renowned for his dramatic paintings of the Yellowstone region and Yosemite Valley. In this work, Moran worked with soft hues to suggest the quietude that the giant redwoods promote.
Recto: LR: "Moran, 1914", with thumbprint