George Mathews Harding
(1882 - 1959)
George Mathews Harding was active/lived in Pennsylvania. George Harding is known for magazine illustration, figure, genre and mural painting.
Biography George Mathews Harding
George Matthews Harding was born in Philadelphia, where his choice of careers was influenced by his older sister Charlotte. (She had studied art at the Philadelphia School of Design for Women at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts and with Howard Pyle.)
After Harding spent a brief period studying architecture at Boston Tech, his sister encouraged him to attend the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts. He attended the academy at night and worked as an architect during the day. Following an introduction by his sister, Harding, like other future American Expeditionary Force artists, studied for a time with Howard Pyle.
Harding's first illustrations appeared in the Saturday Evening Post in 1903, and in 1906 he became an ill
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