FRANK MONTAGUE MOORE (1877-1967)
F.M. Moore was born in Taunton, England on November 24, 1877. He studied at the Liverpool Art School and Royal Institute. In 1903 Moore immigrated to America and had further study with Henry Ward Ranger. By 1910 he was an established artist in New York City and in that year moved to Hawaii where he later served as director of the Honolulu Academy of Arts. In 1928 he sailed for California and worked briefly in Pasadena and San Francisco before settling in Carmel. Frank Montague Moore specialized in poetic depictions of the coast and scenic spots on the Monterey Peninsula. Moore died in Carmel on March 5, 1967.
F.M.Moore biography courtesy of EDAN HUGHES.