Featured 19th Century Painter: FRANKLIN EDWARD MORRIS (AMERICAN 1938 - 2009)

  • September 16, 2020 07:27

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FRANKLIN EDWARD MORRIS (AMERICAN 1938 - 2009) SUNDAY AT THE BEACH Oil on Board, 16 x 20 inches / Signed lower left
Bedford Fine Art Gallery

Impressionist painter Franklin Edward Morris lived Mansfield, Ohio but was active in Ohio, Pennsylvania, Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, Washington, D.C. and New York City. Largely self-taught, Morris traveled throughout the western United States and his early work is dominated by western-themed subjects. Although he also painted floral still-lifes, his specially was to become landscapes, especially views of the various city streets and avenues of New York City. He also painted the steel mills of Pittsburgh, PA; Mystic Seaport, Connecticut; Gloucester Harbor, Maine,; and Washington, D.C. His mature style appears to have been influenced by the early 20th century American Impressionist artists. Morris exhibited at Vixsebose Gallery (Cleveland, OH); Cincinnati Art Galleries (OH); Apple and Carpenter Galleries (Sarasota, FL); Cooley Gallery (Old Lyme, CT); Sarasota Art Galleries (FL); Griffith Gallery, (Pittsburgh, PA); Canyon Art Gallery (TX): and Swains Gallery (Morristown, NJ).

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Welcome to Bedford Fine Art Gallery. Located in historic Bedford, Pennsylvania, the gallery offers a wide variety of works from some of the greatest and most well-known 19th century artists, early 20th century artists, and contemporary realism artists. You can see all of our available 19th century artwork on our Gallery page. Our current inventory boasts a wide diversity of subject matter from landscape, marine, still life, genre, American historical/political, sporting art, and animal themes. Our gallery features both American and European 19th century painters such as John Henry Dolph, George Hetzel, William Bromley III, and Barton Stone Hays, to name a few. To see more of our 19th century artists, please visit our Artists page. Good art is timeless and only you know what "wows" you. You know it when you see it and we hope you make that connection with a stunning painting from Bedford Fine Art Gallery. Thank you.

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