"Born in Lancashire, England, 1829. Elder brother of Thomas and Peter Moran, and father of Percy and Leon Moran. Came to America, 1844. Was a pupil of James Hamilton and Paul Weber. Elected associate of the National Academy, New York, 1873. member of the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, and of the American Water Color Society." [P. XLIII.]
Illustrated Catalogue of the Art Gallery of the Southern Exposition, Louisville, Ky. August 28 - October 23, 1886 Prepared by Charles M. Kurtz, Editor of National Academy Notes, Director of the Art Department. Published for the Art Committee by John P. Morton and Company, 440-446 West Main Street, Louisville, Ky.
Artist address: 51 East Twenty-Third St., New York, New York.
Artist professional affiliation: Associate National Academician; P.A.; American Water Color Society (New York).