Charles Herbert Moore (1840 - 1930)
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A noted follower of Ruskin, Charles Herbert Moore was a landscape painter, writer, and museum director. Moore was born and educated in New York City, where he also began his career as a landscape painter at the Thirteenth Street School in 1853. After spending his summers painting the Catskill mountains, he eventually decided to move permanently there in 1862. Moore painted many paintings of Mount Washington. He also published a number of books, such as The Development and Character of Gothic Architecture in 1890. He relied primarily on watercolor and gouache for his works. Moore is best known for founding the American Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood (1863) and is noted for being the first director of the Fogg Art Museum (1896-1909). He was also the first professor of art at Harvard where he taught freehand drawing and watercolor. His work has been preserved at both the Fogg Museum of Art and Princeton.