(1882 - 1959)
George Mathews Harding was active/lived in Pennsylvania. George Harding is known for magazine illustration, figure, genre and mural painting.
Biography George Harding
George Harding was the younger brother of Charlotte Harding, and it was because of her influence that he became interested in illustration. With her assistance, he was admitted to Howard Pyles illustration classes in Wilmington. He later spent several months studying and sketching the life of Newfoundland fishing families. With this background, he returned home to find a market for his work with The Saturday Evening Post and other major magazines.
He was one of eight official artists sent overseas with the A.E.F. during World War I, with roving assignments to document the war in drawings and paintings. In his drawings, he was concerned more with the effect of war on the men themselves than with portraying panoramic scenes of battlefi
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