Thomas Moran, Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone

Thomas Moran, Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, 1872, oil on canvas mounted on aluminum, 213 x 266.3 cm (Smithsonian American Art Museum) Speakers: Dr. Eleanor Jones Harvey, Senior Curator, Smithsonian American Art Museum and Dr. Beth Harris


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This painting at the Smithsonian American Art Museum

The Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone – American Experience in the Classroom (The Smithsonian American Art Museum)

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Cite this page as: Dr. Eleanor Jones Harvey and Dr. Beth Harris, "Thomas Moran, Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone," in Smarthistory, February 26, 2020, accessed May 30, 2023,