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Edward Moran  American  1829 -1901
Born: Bolton, Lancashire, England 
Died: New York, New York  
Active:  Maryland  1844
Philadelphia Pennsylvania  c.1857-1871
New York New York  1872-on
Paris  France 1879-1880
Addresses:  New York New York  1872-on 
Studied: Europe 1862
Instructors: Paul Weber Philadelphia
James Hamilton Philadelphia
Exhibited: Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts frequently, 1854-1888
National Academy of Design 1857-1896
Brooklyn Art Association 1872-1884
Boston Art Club 1888, 1895
Metropolitan Museum of Art 1904
National Gallery of Art, Washington DC 1907
Art Institute of Chicago 1888-1905
Examples of Work: Butler Institute of American Art 
Chrysler Museum of Art, Norfolk, Virginia 
Milwaukee Art Museum 
Museum of the City of New York 
National Museum of American Art, Washington, DC 
United States Naval Academy Museum, Annapolis, Maryland 
Specialty: Painter
Subjects Known For: Marine
Memberships: American Watercolor Society 
Lotus Club 
National Academy of Design ANA 1874
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Edward Moran was an English-born marine painter known for his Turneresque seascapes and paintings of American history.

Moran was born at Bolton-le Moor, Lancashire, one of four brothers who became artists. When he was 15, Moran immigrated to the United States with his family, to settle... (More)

Edward Moran studied art under Paul Weber and James Hamilton in Philadelphia and traveled to Europe to study in 1862. He was one of four of his brothers to become artists. Moran was best known for his marine and shore scenes... (More)

Edward Moran was one of the nineteenth century's most revered marine painters and the eldest member of the Moran family of artists. Born in Bolton-le-Moor, Lancashire, England, Edward Moran moved to America with his family i... (More)

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