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The Siege of Charleston, c. 1900
Percy E. Moran (1862-1935)

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Oil on canvas
28 1/8 x 22 1/4 inches
Signature Details: E. Percy Moran
Status: TD Bank, Greenville, SC

Percy Moran was the son of noted marine artist, Edward Moran, and the nephew of the famous western landscape painter, Thomas Moran. During his youth, he studied in his father’s New York City studio, and later attended the National Academy of Design and Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts. Moran also studied abroad for four years in London and in Paris at the Académie Julian. Upon his return, he established studios in New York and Long Island, and became best known for colonial subjects such as The Siege of Charleston, and other historical ad genre paintings of American life. During his career, the artist exhibited at the Paris Salon, Brooklyn Academy of Art, National Academy of Design, and Art Institute of Chicago. His paintings are represented in the New-York Historical Society, Philadelphia Museum of Art, and Walker Art Center in Minneapolis, among other institutions.


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