Collection: George Morland

George Morland (1763-1804) was an English painter who specialized in rustic scenes and animal portraits. He was born into an artistic family and showed a talent for painting at a young age. Morland became famous for his depictions of everyday life in the English countryside, often featuring working-class people, livestock, and landscapes.In his early career, Morland produced sentimental and moralizing pictures, but later turned to a more realistic and gritty style. His paintings were highly sought after by collectors and he enjoyed great success during his lifetime.Morland's personal life was marked by alcoholism and financial problems, and he died at the age of 41 in poverty. Despite his troubled life, his works remain highly regarded and influential, with many of his paintings on display in major museums around the world.