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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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
Venetian Canal Scene - Thomas Moran - www.thomas-moran.org
Venetian Canal Scene
An English Fishing Village  Polperro  Cornwall - Thomas Moran - www.thomas-moran.org
An English Fishing Village Polperro Cornwall
Grand Canal, Venice - Thomas Moran - www.thomas-moran.org
Grand Canal, Venice
View Of Venice - Thomas Moran - www.thomas-moran.org
View Of Venice
Icebergs in Mid-Atlantic - Thomas Moran - www.thomas-moran.org
Icebergs in Mid-Atlantic
Sunset On The Moor - Thomas Moran - www.thomas-moran.org
Sunset On The Moor
Teoloyucan  Mexico - Thomas Moran - www.thomas-moran.org
Teoloyucan Mexico
Venice III - Thomas Moran - www.thomas-moran.org
Venice III
The Passing Storm - Thomas Moran - www.thomas-moran.org
The Passing Storm
The Woodland Pool - Thomas Moran - www.thomas-moran.org
The Woodland Pool

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