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ID: 500015257
 
Record Type: Person
Moran, Thomas (American painter, 1837-1926)

Note: Born 12 January 1837; died 25 August 1926. In 1844, Moran and his family settled in Maryland. Moran began his career in the 1850s as a wood engraver in Philadelphia. In the mid-1850s, he studied painting in Philadelphia under his brother Edward Moran. Moran and his brother travelled to England in 1862 to study painting. In the 1860s, Moran also visited France and Italy. In 1871, Moran accompanied the Geological Survey of Yellowstone National Park, Colorado. In 1872, Moran established himself in New York City. In 1916, Moran moved to Santa Barbara, California.

Names:
Moran, Thomas (preferred,V,index,LC)
Thomas Moran (V,display)

Nationalities:
American (preferred)
British (modern)
English

Roles:
artist (preferred)
painter
printmaker
etcher
lithographer
wood engraver
illustrator
photographer

Gender: male

Birth and Death Places:
Born:  Bolton (Bolton, England, United Kingdom) (inhabited place)
Died:  Santa Barbara (Santa Barbara county, California, United States) (inhabited place)

Events:
active:   ca. 1850-1872  Philadelphia (Philadelphia county, Pennsylvania, United States) (inhabited place)
active:   1860s  Europe (World) (continent)
active:   1871  Colorado (United States) (state)
active:   1872-1916  New York City (New York state, United States) (inhabited place)
active:   1916-1926  Santa Barbara (Santa Barbara county, California, United States) (inhabited place)

Related People or Corporate Bodies:
sibling of ....  Moran, Edward  
..................  (American painter, 1829-1901) [500018805]
spouse of ....  Moran, Mary Nimmo  
................  (American etcher and landscapist, 1842-1899) [500015046]
uncle of ....  Moran, Edward Percy  
..............  (American painter, 1862-1935) [500005557]

List/Hierarchical Position:
 ....  Persons, Artists
 ........  Moran, Thomas (I)

Biographies:
(American painter, 1837-1926) ..... [VP Preferred]
(artist, 1837-1926) ..... [GRL]
(American painter, 1837-1926) ..... [PROV]
(American, 1837-1926) ..... [GRLPSC]
(American and English painter, etcher, lithographer, wood engraver, illustrator and photographer; born Bolton (Lancashire, now Greater Manchester, England, United Kingdom), 1837; died Santa Barbara (California, United States), 1926) ..... [CCA]
(American painter, 1837-1926) ..... [BHA]
(American artist, 1837-1926) ..... [WCI]
(American artist, 1837-1926) ..... [WCP]
(American painter, 1837-1926) ..... [Grove Art]
(American artist, 1837-1926) ..... [WL-Courtauld]

Sources and Contributors:
Moran, Thomas ........ [BHA Preferred, CCA Preferred, GRL Preferred, GRLPSC Preferred, Grove Art Preferred, PROV Preferred, WCI Preferred, WCP Preferred, WL-Courtauld Preferred]
............................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
............................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) n 80034209
............................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-)
............................  Thieme-Becker, Allgemeines Lexikon der Kunstler (1980-1986)
............................  Witt Library, Authority files
Thomas Moran ........ [CCA, PROV, VP]
..........................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database

Subject: ........ [BHA, CCA, GRL, GRLPSC, Grove Art, PROV, VP, WCI, WCP, WL-Courtauld]
....................  Bénézit, Dictionnaire des Peintres (1976)
....................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database
....................  Database for the Witt Checklist of Painters c. 1200-1976 (1978-)
....................  Fielding, Dictionary of American Painters, Sculptors, Engravers (1987)
....................  Finkel, Nineteenth-century photography in Philadelphia (1980) 22
....................  Groce and Wallace, Artists in America (1957)
....................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
....................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.)
....................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-)
....................  New York Historical Society's Dictionary of Artists in America (1957)
....................  RILA/BHA (1975-2000)
....................  Thieme-Becker, Allgemeines Lexikon der Kunstler (1980-1986)
....................  Witt Library, Authority files
 
Note:
English .......... [CCA, VP, WL-Courtauld]
.......... Bénézit, Dictionnaire des Peintres (1976)
.......... Fielding, Dictionary of American Painters, Sculptors, Engravers (1987)
.......... New York Historical Society's Dictionary of Artists in America (1957)
.......... Thieme-Becker, Allgemeines Lexikon der Kunstler (1980-1986)
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