Born in Brooklyn, NY on Aug. 29, 1869. Morahan studied with Augustus Saint-Gaudens and at the ASL in NYC. He was a resident of Santa Monica from 1930 until his death on Nov. 14, 1949. Exh: CPLH, 1929; Santa Monica AA, 1930-34; Painters & Sculptors Club (LA), 1931-32. In: Carroll Park (Brooklyn); Palisades Park (Santa Monica); Welch Monument and Elk's Memorial (Buffalo, NY).
Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"American Art Annual
1919-33; Who's Who in American Art
1936-41; Dictionary of American Painters, Sculptors & Engravers
(Fielding, Mantle); Contemporary American Sculpture
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