Morten, Thomas (2)

Morten, Thomas (en.)
b. 1836
d. 1866
Nationality: English
Occupation: Illustrator
Residence: London
Illustrator and painter of genre scenes. Born in Uxbridge, Middlesex. Lived in London. Studied at Leigh’s Central Practical School of Art and the Royal Academy Schools. Exhibited at the Royal Academy, Portland Gallery, and Society of British Artists. Briefly a member of the Hogarth Club, but was removed due to his differences with the Pre-Raphaelites. Married Henrietta Heaton on 23 August 1862. Contributed to London Society and The Quiver. Member of the Savage Club. Friends with James McNeil Whistler, George Du Maurier, and Edward Poynter. Biographical information: Houfe 395, Wood 330, ODNB. (Biographical information: Digital Victorian Periodical Poetry website)

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