About the artist
Albert Moore (1841-1893) was an English painter and draughtsman, associated with the Aesthetic Movement. He was born in York and studied at the Royal Academy Schools in London. Moore was a master of the figure, often depicting classical subjects in a style that was both graceful and sensuous. He was also a skilled portrait painter, and his works were highly sought after by the wealthy. Moore was a member of the Royal Academy and was awarded a knighthood in 1892. He was also a founding member of the Society of British Artists.
Also associated with: Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood, Grosvenor Gallery, Whistler v Ruskin trial, The Yellow Book, The Studio, The Art Journal.