(1820 - 1893)
George W. Morrison was active/lived in Indiana, Kansas, Maryland, New York / Canada. George Morrison is known for Portrait and landscape painting.
Biography George Morrison
GEORGE W. MORRISON
AN ARTIST WHO CALLED NEW ALBANY HOME
In the spring of 1841 there arrived in New Albany a red-haired young man of 21 who was destined literally to leave his mark on the booming river town. He was George W. Morrison, seeking a likely spot to practice his profession as portrait and landscape painter. His choice of a location was a wise one, for his arrival marked the beginning of a 50-year career as an artist who called New Albany his home.
In the days before the development of photography the portrait painter found a ready market for his talents in all larger communities. The arrival of George Morrison in New Albany from Baltimore in 1841 was indicative of the growth of the city. Traveling portr
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