Charles Herbert Moore

Charles Herbert Moore (April 10, 1840 – February 15, 1930) was an American academic circles professor, painter, and architectural historian, known as the first director of Harvard University's Fogg Art Museum. He was one of many associates of the works of John Ruskin, and was known as an American Pre-Raphaelite. In 1871, Moore left painting to start teaching at Harvard, where he led its further art department. There, Moore was along with the first art historians at an academic institution in the United States. After retirement, Moore moved to Hampshire, England where he wrote many books on medieval and Renaissance architecture. He died in Hampshire in 1930.

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