(1865 - 1948)
John Marcellus Moore was active/lived in California, Texas, Wyoming. John Moore is known for cowboy genre and landscape painting.
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A painter of cowboy genre scenes and landscapes, John Moore opened a studio near Yellowstone National Park and painted there for the next 50 years, doing landscape scenes of Wyoming, and Montana as well as Colorado. He was basically self-taught but was encouraged by Frederic Remington.
Born near Fort Worth, Texas, he was early exposed to western life because his father started the Abilene Trail. He worked as a cowboy and sketched by the fire at night. He became a Texas Ranger and Indian Scout with General Crook in the campaigns against Geronimo's Apaches. He did a painting of the Grand Canyon for the Santa Fe Railroad. In 1935, he returned to Texas, opening a studio in Wichita Falls, and that year he was designated
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