Watercolor by Thomas Moran sold for a World Record $1,770,000.
(Selling prices exclusive of Buyer's Premium.)
From our March 10-11, 2012 Auction
(complete prices realized.pdf
(Pennsylvania/California, 1837-1926) Cliffs of Green River - Wyoming Territory, view of Castle Butte with parties of Indians on horseback, signed lower left "T Moran 1883", exhibition or artist's original label verso frame with title and "$450.00", watercolor on paper, 28 x 21-1/4 in.; original late 19th century gilt wood and composition cassetta style frame with acanthus leaf decoration and corner bosses, inscribed verso in ink "T. Moran",
Estimate: $250,000 - $350,000
Sold Price: $1500000