Morton, Andrew

PAINTER (ENGLAND)
BORN 25 Jul 1802, Newcastle upon Tyne - DIED 1 Aug 1845, London
GRAVE LOCATION London: Highgate Cemetery West, Swain's Lane, Highgate

Andrew Morton studied at the schools of the Royal Academy and first exhibited there in 1821. He made himself a name with his portraits that were influenced by the style of Sir Thomas Lawrence. He painted George IV, James Gordon, Mariana Augusta Lady Hamilton and many others. Many of his portraits are now in the National Portrait Gallery.

He died in London in 1845, aged only 43. His younger brother Thomas Morton was a well known surgeon.

Sources
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Andrew_Morton_(painter)

Images

The grave of Andrew Morton at Highgate Cemetery West, London.
Picture by Androom (28 Mar 2016)

 


Moser, Kolo

Published: 4 Mar 2017
Last update: 4 Mar 2017