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