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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 shellac.)


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