The following was submitted in August of 2006, by collector and art historian Michael R. Perez:
George Spencer Morris (1867-1922), American
George Spencer Morris was born in Philadelphia on July 11, 1867. He studied architecture and drawing at Drexel Institute and that wellspring for Club members, the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts. He was a member of the Philadelphia Sketch Club, and his name is at the center of every board meeting, elegantly carved into the long table that occupies the library….He has left his mark. Located in the Club's files is found a yellowed newspaper clipping with his obituary. There is his photograph, an evidently happy man with wavy hair, thick eyebrows, a mustache, and a fat
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