Moira, Gerald Edward (1867-1959) by Scholes, Robert

Gerald Edward Moira (1867 – 1959) He was born in London, the son of a Portuguese miniature painter, under the name Giraldo de Moura, which he later anglicised. He studied painting at the Royal Academy Schools and then in Paris. He later worked in London, Middlesex and Edinburgh. He showed work at the Royal Academy from 1891. He is often groupled with the Pre-Raphaelites. He produced friezes for the Trocadero restaurant in London (1896), wall decorations for All Saints Church, Margaret Street, and murals and stained glass windows for the Old Bailey (1902-6). A book on his work by Harold Watkins exists, . , , The Art of Gerald Moira Frederick A. Stokes Co. 1922

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