1862 (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania)
1935 (New York City)
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|Born in Philadelphia into an artistic family, Percy Moran established
his reputation with genre scenes of children and rural life in colonial
America. He was a specialist in Colonial and historical subjects, genre
and landscapes. Many of his works were reproduced in photogravures,
mezzotint and colored etchings, and published in books and magazines.|
father was marine artist Edward Moran, and his uncle was Thomas Moran,
nationally famous western landscape painter. He spent much time
learning from his father in his studio and attended the Pennsylvania
Academy of the Fine Arts, and the National Academy of Design in New
He also traveled to London and Paris, studying there at the Academie Julian (1884).
Peter Hastings Falk, Editor, Who Was Who in American Art
|Biography from Altermann Galleries and Auctioneers, IV:|
|Edward Percy Moran ("Percy") (1862 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania – 1935
in New York City) was an American artist known for his scenes of
He was born in Philadelphia to Edward Moran, a
notable artist who immigrated to the United States from England.
He studied under his father and at Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts
and National Academy of Design.
He was a painter of historical American subjects and examples of his
work are in many prominent collections. He died in New York City
His brother Leon Moran (born 1864), and his uncles
Peter Moran (born 1842) and Thomas Moran, and his cousin Jean Leon
Gerome Ferris, also were prominent American artists.[
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