Charles Herbert Moore (1840-1930)


Charles Herbert Moore was a noted follower of Ruskin. He was a landscape painter, teacher, writer, and museum director. He studied in New York City and exhibited at the National Academy of Design. He also exhibited at the Boston Athenaeum.

Moore painted numerous paintings of Mount Washington during the 1860s and 1870s. He was an author of books on art and architecture including The Development and Character of Gothic Architecture (1890), Examples for Elementary Practice in Delineation, Character of Renaissance Architecture, Medieval Church Architecture of England, and was a contributor to New Path (a pre-Raphaelite journal).

He taught art at Harvard from 1871 to 1909. He was Director of the Fogg Art Museum at Harvard from 1896 to 1909. He moved to England later in life.

His work has been preserved at the Fogg Museum of Art and Princeton.

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