Railroad Station, Gardiner ME

George E. Morgan (1870-1969)
Oil on artist board
Dated: August 1962
Size: 9" x 12" (sight) | 11 3/8" x 14 3/8" (framed)
A small gem by Morgan exhibiting his map-like surveyance of the Gardiner Railroad Depot as observed from Randolph.

Painted by Morgan aged 91 years, 10 months at the Denico Rest Home, Gardiner Maine.

Signed and dated on verso: George E. Morgan, August 1962.

Morgan was a true folk artist (some may say Outsider artist). A former shoe factory worker, he began painting in his early nineties. Please read more about Morgan HERE and HERE.

Select Exhibitions: Farnsworth Art Museum, Rockland, ME, "George E. Morgan: Self Taught Painter of Maine" July 16 - October 11, 1998; The Center for Intuitive and Outsider Art, Chicago, IL, "George E. Morgan: Maine Streets" February 5 - April 10, 1999.

Literature: "George E. Morgan: Self Taught Maine Artist," FOLK ART MAGAZINE, Summer 1998, p.30 by Chippy Irvine

Provenance: Anne K. Wardwell, Farmingdale, ME
Mr. & Mrs. Sumner and Helen Johnston, CT
Joe Wetherell, North Salem, NY
Raymond Saroff and Howard Rose, New York, NY
Peter Brams, Jackson Heights, NY

Condition: Excellent.

Price: SOLD