Sarah Wool Moore
(1846 - 1911)
Sarah Wool Moore was active/lived in Nebraska, Pennsylvania. Sarah Moore is known for portrait and landscape painting, teaching.
Biography Sarah Wool Moore
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One of the earliest and most significant figures in the development of Nebraska's support of American and regional art, Sarah Moore came to Lincoln to the University of Nebraska in 1884. At that time, Lincoln had virtually no art culture, and she was determined to do something about that void.
She was born in Plattsburgh, New York. Her parents were Amasa Moore and Charlotte Moore, and she had five siblings. She was a graduate of Packer Collegiate Institute in Brooklyn, and also studied with August Eisenmenger at the Vienna Academy of Fine Arts in Austria.
At the University of Nebraska, she was an asset in that she brought culture from the 'outside', having spent eight years studying abroad. In Lincoln, she taught painting and
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