Mary Nimmo Moran
(1842 - 1899)
Mary Nimmo Moran was active/lived in New York / Scotland. Mary Nimmo Moran is known for etcher, landscape, coastal views.
Biography Mary Nimmo Moran
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Born in Strathaven, Scotland, Mary Moran established a reputation as one of the foremost 19th-century landscape etchers in the United States. Many of her etchings were made on location directly onto the copper plate. She finished about 70 landscape etchings that included scenes of England and Scotland as well as New Jersey, Long Island, Pennsylvania and Florida.
Her father, Archibald Nimmo, was a weaver, and when her mother died when Mary was five years old, the father brought her and her brother to America where they settled in Crescentville, Pennsylvania, near Philadelphia. They were neighbors of the Moran family whose son and panoramic landscape painter, Thomas, she married in 1862.
Mary learned to draw and paint in oil an
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