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The Valley in the Sea



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oil paintcanvaspainting

Artwork Details

Creation Date
oil on canvas
Object Types
paintings, oil paintings

40-1/2 x 64 in. (unframed) 49-1/4 x 73-1/4 x 4-1/4 in. (framed)

Mark Description

Signed in red paint at lower left: E. Moran 1862 Inscribed at verso, lower left: The Valley in The Sea | E. Moran Inscribed at verso, lower right: Philadelphia | 1862

Accession Number
Credit Line

Martha Delzell Memorial Fund

Public Domain

American Painting and Sculpture 1800-1945

Color Palette

Dr. J.M. Sommerville, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1862.{1} (Bernard Danenberg Galleries, Inc., New York, New York) 1970;{2} purchased by the Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indianapolis, Indiana, in 1970. {1} 39th Annual Exhibition of Painting and Sculpture, Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Art, 1862, no. 123, as "A Valley in the Sea off the Coast of Great Britain." Dr. J.M. Sommerville is listed as the painting's proprietor. {2} Recent Discoveries in American Painting, Bernard Danenberg Galleries, Inc., New York City, 21 April to 9 May 1970, no. 20.

Exhibition Name



Ocean Imaginings

Musée d’art Moderne André Malraux, Le Havre

May 5, 2018 - September 9, 2018

More Than Red, White and Blue: American Paintings from the Collection

Indianapolis Museum of Art

July 2, 1989 - August 20, 1989

Edward Moran, American Marine and Landscape Painter, 1829-1901

The Mariners' Museum and Park

June 17, 1979 - August 5, 1979

Edward Moran, American Marine and Landscape Painter, 1829-1901

Delaware Art Museum

April 29, 1979 - June 3, 1979

New Treasures: Five Year Retrospective

Indianapolis Museum of Art

October 18, 1972 - December 10, 1972

Discoveries in 19th Century American Painting

Bernard Danenberg Galleries, Inc.

April 21, 1970 - May 9, 1970

39th Annual Exhibition of Painting and Sculpture

Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts

1862 - 1862

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