Desert Saguaro by Frank Montague Moore
Spectacular painting of Camelback Mountain in Phoenix, Arizona, by listed California artist Frank Montague Moore (American, 1877 to 1967). Signed lower right “F.M. Moore” circa 1950s. Titled and signed on verso. Image, 30"L x 40"W. Born in Taunton, England on Nov. 24, 1877. Moore studied at the Liverpool Art School and Royal Institute. In 1903 he immigrated to America and further studied with Henry Ward Ranger. By 1910 he was an established artist in NYC; in that year moved to Hawaii where he was purchasing agent for Hawaii Plantations and later served as director of the Honolulu Academy of Arts. In 1928 he sailed for California and worked briefly in Pasadena where he painted the Picture Bridge, a series of 41 murals in the Huntington Hotel. After a few months in San Francisco, he settled on the Monterey Peninsula. There he specialized in poetic depictions of the coast and other local scenery. Member: Salmagundi Club; NY WC Club; AFA; Pasadena Society of Artists. Exh: Calif. WC Society, 1928; Nicholson Gallery (Pasadena), 1928; CGA; PAFA; St Louis Museum; GGIE, 1939; LACMA, 1942; Salmagundi Club, 1943; Santa Cruz, 1944; Society for Sanity in Art, CPLH, 1944 (1st prize and Logan medal); Carmel AA, 1945-46; NAD. In: Orange Co. (CA) Museum; USMC Headquarters (SF); Auckland (NZ) Museum; Honolulu Academy of Art. Edan Hughes, “Artists in California, 1786-1940” American Art Annual 1919-33; Who’s Who in American Art 1936-62; Dictionary of American Painters, Sculptors & Engravers (Fielding, Mantle); WW in the West, 1954; Yesterday’s Artists on the Monterey Peninsula; Art & Artists on the Monterey Peninsula; Artists of the American West (Doris Dawdy); California Arts and Architecture list, 1932; Southern California Artists (Nancy Moure)
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