Portrait - Thomas Moran
Portrait

Thomas Moran was born in 1837 in Bolton, Lancashire to two handloom weavers. The rapid industrialization of nineteenth century England soon mechanized the weaving process and forced Thomas Moran's parents out of their jobs, at which point the whole family was moved to Kensington, Philadelphia, just outside of Philadelphia.

At the age of sixteen, Thomas Moran became an apprentice to a Philadelphia wood engraving firm, Scattergood & Telfer. It was in this position that he began to paint and draw seriously, working diligently on his skills as both a watercolorist and an illustrator. In this he had help and support from his brother Edward, who was an associate of the marine painter James Hamilton (From Medicine Man Gallery).



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Cliffs Of The Rio Virgin  South Utah - Thomas Moran - www.thomas-moran.org
Cliffs Of The Rio Virgin South Utah
The Castle Geyser, Fire Hole Basin - Thomas Moran - www.thomas-moran.org
The Castle Geyser, Fire Hole Basin
Yellowstone Canyon - Thomas Moran - www.thomas-moran.org
Yellowstone Canyon
East Hampton Beach I - Thomas Moran - www.thomas-moran.org
East Hampton Beach I
A Showery Day, Grand Canyon - Thomas Moran - www.thomas-moran.org
A Showery Day, Grand Canyon
Grand Canyon of the Colorado, 1913, - Thomas Moran - www.thomas-moran.org
Grand Canyon of the Colorado, 1913,
Grand Canyon2 - Thomas Moran - www.thomas-moran.org
Grand Canyon2
Grand Canyon of Arizona on the Santa Fe - Thomas Moran - www.thomas-moran.org
Grand Canyon of Arizona on the Santa Fe
Head Of The Yellowstone River - Thomas Moran - www.thomas-moran.org
Head Of The Yellowstone River
Canyon Of The Clouds - Thomas Moran - www.thomas-moran.org
Canyon Of The Clouds
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone Wyoming - Thomas Moran - www.thomas-moran.org
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone Wyoming
Venetian Canal Scene - Thomas Moran - www.thomas-moran.org
Venetian Canal Scene

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