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Early Days:

   Thomas Moran (February 12, 1837 - August 25, 1926) from Bolton, England was a painter and printmaker of the Hudson River School whose work often featured the Rocky Mountains. Thomas Moran along with Albert Bierstadt, Thomas Hill, and William Keith are sometimes referred to as belonging to the Rocky Mountain School of landscape painters because of all of the Western landscapes made by this group.


Personal Details


Thomas Moran

Place of birth

Bolton, Lancashire, England

Date of Birth

February 12, 1837

Date of Death

August 25, 1926 (aged 89)


American, born in England, and raised in Pennsylvania, USA


Landscape painting


Hudson River School, Rocky Mountain School


   Moran's family emigrated from England in 1844 and settled in Pennsylvania. He began his artistic career as a teenage apprentice to the Philadelphia wood-engraving firm Scattergood & Telfer. After two years of training, he produced illustrations and works in watercolor and began developing lithographs of landscapes around the Great Lakes in the 1860s.

   Works Of Thomas Moran:

Work done by Thomas Moran

Work done by Thomas Moran