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Mora taught life classes at William Merritt
Chase's New York School of Art from 1896 to 1907, even after the master sold
the school. He also taught at
the Summer Shinnecock School after Chase sold it.
Published December 2, 1898 in Illustrated American, with the
caption, "IN THE STUDIO by F. Luis Mora, Two Pictures at the Recent
Shinnecock School Exhibition. Wherabouts unknown. Image on the right was
painted by Irving H. Wiles.
In 1907, Mora accepted a position at the
Art Students League. A number of demonstration paintings are in the
League's collections. One is shown below.
The Human Figure, c1907, oil on canvas, 20 x 16
inches, Collection, The Art Students League. (The white specks are photo
light glare. The painting was coated with high-gloss varnish or