Artist of the moment…….Thomas Alexander Harrison

Thomas Alexander Harrison was a brother of the Birge Harrison, the aforementioned artist who painted wonderful snow scenes. Thomas Harrison was born in the year 1953 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania who was renowned for his paintings of the sea and marine scenery.

For his artistic education Thomas Harrison attended the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. In addition Harrison studied at the San Francisco School of Design and the Ecole des Beaux Arts located in Paris, France.

After college he found a career as a mapmaker. He was employed by the United States government.

Over his career Harrison won many prestigious awards from the famed Paris Salon.

Thomas Harrison passed away in 1930 in Paris, France.

Price range information : Works range from $5,000 to $50,000.

A third brother who was a professional painter was Butler Harrison. Butler Harrison specialized in painting the figure, but I couldn’t find any examples.


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