Woman of the Century/Sarah Wool Moore
MOORE, Miss Sarah Wool, artist, born in Plattsburg, N. Y., 3rd May, 1846. She was graduated from the Packer Collegiate Institute in 1865, after which she spent some years in teaching. From 1875 to 1884 she traveled in Europe, and for five years she was engaged in the special study of painting under Prof. Eisenmcnger. director of the academy of fine arts, Vienna. Returning to the United States in 1884, she was placed in charge of the art department of the State University in Lincoln, Neb., and was appointed lecturer on the history of art and teacher of drawing and painting, a position she held with credit and honor until June, 1892, when she resigned to enjoy a period of rest and special study. Her art talks are not only interesting in the historical sense, but in stimulating a perception of the beautiful. Much of the quickening and development of artistic taste and expression in Nebraska is due to her efforts. She is a woman of quiet presence, modest and sensitive.