Moure, Nancy D.W. 1943- (Paul Chevalier, Nancy Dustin Wall Moure)

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Moure, Nancy D.W. 1943- (Paul Chevalier, Nancy Dustin Wall Moure)


Born February 26, 1943, in Dayton, OH; daughter of Clayton Edgar (an engineer) and Bernis Wall; married Joe Moure, June 19, 1970 (divorced, 1982). Ethnicity: "Western European descent." Education: San Diego State College (now University), B.A., 1965; University of California, Los Angeles, M.A., 1968. Hobbies and other interests: Collecting art, gardening, ecology.


Home—Glendale, CA. E-mail—[email protected].


Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA, assistant curator of American art, 1968-83; Jonathan Club, Los Angeles, art consultant, 1985-88; independent art consultant and curator, 1989—.


The California Water Color Society: Prize Winners, 1931-1954, Index to Exhibitions, 1921-1954, privately printed (Los Angeles, CA), 1973.

(With Phyllis Moure) Artists' Clubs and Exhibitions in Los Angeles before 1930, privately printed (Los Angeles, CA), 1974.

(With Lyn Wall Smith) Dictionary of Art and Artists in Southern California before 1930, privately printed (Los Angeles, CA), 1975.

(With Lyn Wall Smith) Index to Reproductions of American Paintings in Books, Scarecrow Press (Metuchen, NJ), 1977.

William Louis Sonntag, 1822-1900, Goldfield Publishing (Los Angeles, CA), 1980.

Partners in Illusion: Alberta Binford and William J. McCloskey, Bowers Museum of Cultural Art (Santa Ana, CA), 1996.

California Art: 450 Years of Painting and Other Media, Dustin Publications (Glendale, CA), 1998.

The California Club Collection, California Club (Los Angeles, CA), 2000.

Author of exhibition catalogs. Contributor to books, including Publications in Southern California Art 4, 5, 6, Dustin Publications, 1999; Circles of Influence: Impressionism to Modernism in Southern California Art, 1910-1930, by Sarah Vure, Orange County Museum of Art (Newport Beach, CA), 2000; and Publications in California Art 8, 9, Dustin Publications, 2006. Contributor of articles and reviews to periodicals, including Southwest Art, Fine Arts Trader, Art of California, American Art Journal, Southern California Quarterly, and Antiques and Fine Art; contributor to Jonathan, under pseudonym Paul Chevalier. Editor, Historical Collections Council Newsletter, Laguna Art Museum, 1985—.


Nancy D.W. Moure told CA: "I am a compulsive indexer. My primary motivation for writing is a great desire to gather information that will be useful to upcoming writers on California Art."



California Art: Your Complete Source for Information on Historic California Art, (April 10, 2007).

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