Mary Nimmo Moran


A very fine original etching by Mary Nimmo Moran, image size 6 5/8 x 9 1/2 inches, 1885, published in Germany, plate signed and dated in reverse. A rich impression on a medium weight wove type paper with ample margins.


Etching measures 5 1/2 x 7 1/2 inches in an 11 1/4 12 7/8 inch black frame. C. 1880. Plate initialed and dated in the lower right. Catalog: Klackner 9. Published in 1880 by the American Art Review. A dark and detailed print with a rich drypoint burr. Mary Nimmo Moran was one of the leading women etchers of the late 19th century, and along with her husband, Thomas Moran was at the forefront of the etching revival. Known for the originality and boldness of her etchings, Mary Nimmo Moran was a member of the Society of Painter-Etchers and the only female member of the Fellows of London's Royal Society of Painter-Etchers.


This is a fine plate signed etching by American artist Mary Nimmo Moran.  The title is Solitude,   This impression was printed in 1886 by Estes and Lauriat in Boston.  It was printed  on thin  Japan paper in an edition of only 40.  The image measures 5 1/2X7 1/2 inches.  The sheet is tipped to a thicker support sheet.  Mrs. Moran, wife of Thomas Moran was a member of the New York Etching Club.