George Ford Morris Horses




I recently purchased the Fordacre Studios Estate of George Ford Morris. The gems of the Estate were 3 large horse statues. They are made of plaster over wire. All 3 are dirty and damaged, but they are still gorgeous to me. I would love to have all 3 horses restored. I think these plaster horses are amazing and very rare. I also purchased some original art work, sketches, copper etching plates, painting name plates and medallions. The originals are all pictured on this page. The lithographs are on the following page. Prints, and other ephemera are on the next page. The last page pictures personal correspondence, mainly Christmas Cards and Note Cards from George Ford Morris to his friends. I also plan to add pictures of some of the notations, from the backs of pieces pictured on the first 3 pages.

I'm not selling any of these pieces, except for some duplicate paper items.



I am always looking to buy more George Ford Morris pieces


Original Plaster Sculpture of the Percheron Horse Labres

Sculpted from life after Eli Lilly's imported Percheron Labres
Eli Lilly founded the Fortune 500 Company Eli Lilly & Co.
This was GFMs last sculpture, and this is the only example know
Hopefully another will be found eventually
30 by 26 Inches

Percheron Horse Labres

The original Plaster is fully restored and a full sized fiberglass casting has been made
This is a picture of the Labres casting
It is an amazing reproduction
This looks like a heavy bronze piece, but it's lightweight because it's fiberglass
I do have these available for sale on Ebay or privately
30 by 26 Inches

Hambletonian Original Plaster Sculpture

2 other examples have been auctioned recently
30 by 22 3/4 Inches

Saddlebred Weanling Original Plaster Sculpture

This is the large size of this sculpture
A smaller version was also produced, but this is the only example currently known of the large version
24 by 19 1/2 Inches

Original GFM Painting Signed and Dated 1913

Northern view of a southbound horse
I believe this is ink and Gouache on board
The sky is cracking and flaking a little, but still incredible
6 1/2 by 7 1/2 inches

Original GFM Charcoal Head Study

Dated 1959
This picture was purchased privately
It wasn't part of the Fordacre Studios Estate
8 by 11 inches

Original GFM Gouache Watercolor

This painting was purchased at auction
It wasn't part of the Fordacre Studios Estate
Unsigned
8 by 5 inches

Original GFM Horse Sketches & Artwork

These are pictured in the GFM book Portraitures of Horses
10 by 14 inches combined

Original GFM Sketch of Justin Morgan Dated 1950

This sketch is pictured in Portraitures of Horses
8 1/2 by 7 1/2 inches

Original GFM sketch titled:


THE BUSHNELL FAIR DREAM HORSE

This sketch is pictured in Portraitures of Horses
4 3/4 by 4 inches

Original GFM Horse Head Sketch

6 1/2 by 6 inches

GFM Dapple Gray Saddlebred

This piece is pictured in Portraitures of Horses
GFM wrote instructions on the back of this piece

Original GFM Bulldog Head Sketch

3 by 3 inches

Original Rooster Painting on Wood

8 5/8 by 5 1/2 inches
Painted on a Cigar Box lid
Repaired with the Selby Stud Arabians brass name plate pictured below
A bit crude, I would call it unfinished or painted quickly
Possibly a study for a larger painting
Unsigned except for the name plate on the back

GFM Selby Stud Arabians Brass Name Plate

This name plate was used to repair the Rooster painting pictured above

GFM The Darley Arabian 1700 - 1733

Brass name plate for a painting

GFM Man O' War The Super Horse

Brass name plate for a painting

1916 Percheron Society of America Chicago Medal Pattern

This was the pattern used to cast these medals
The finished medals were made of sterling silver
I did see one of these medals that was awarded in 1916

1917 Winners Medal from the Monmouth County Fair Horse Show

Never awarded as a prize
This medal was the sample GFM kept for his collection

GFM Copper Plate of an Angry Mare Head Study

These copper plates are very hard to photograph
An etching from this plate is pictured on the next page

GFM Copper Plate of a Mare in Her Stall

These copper plates are very hard to photograph
2 different stage etchings from this plate are pictured on the next page

GFM Copper Plate of a Mare and Foal

These copper plates are very hard to photograph
3 different colored etchings from this plate are pictured on the next page

GFM Copper Plate of a Mare and Foal # 2

These copper plates are very hard to photograph
The foal looks older and stockier in this plate

GFM Copper Plate of a Racehorse and Jockey

These copper plates are very hard to photograph

GFM Unfinished Copper Plate of a Frolicking Horse

These copper plates are very hard to photograph





George Ford Morris Lithographs



George Ford Morris Prints & Ephemera



George Ford Morris Personal Christmas & Note Cards





Please Email me anytime at horsenut@gate.net


or contact me by mail or phone


Ed & Sheri Alcorn
13152 Rose Terrace
Hudson, Florida 34669
(727) 808-4829 Ed
(727) 808-4815 Sheri



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