Artist Search
   
a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z 

 George Burroughs Torrey  (1863 - 1942)

About: George Burroughs Torrey
 

Summary

Examples of his work

 
 

Quick facts

Exhibits - current  
 

Biography*

Museums

 
 

Book references

Magazine references pre-2007  
 

Discussion board

Signature Examples*

 
 
Buy and Sell: George Burroughs Torrey
  For sale ads

Auction results*

 
  Wanted ads Auctions upcoming for him*  
  Dealers

Auction sales graphs*

 
 

What's my art worth?

Magazine ads pre-1998*  
 

Market Alert - Free

 
Lived/Active: New York/Hawaii      Known for: portrait-dignitaries, figure, allegory

Login for full access
 
View AskART Services









*may require subscription
BIOGRAPHY for George Torrey
Facts/Data
Birth
1863 (New York, New York)
 
Death
1942 (Honolulu, Hawaii)

Lived/Active
New York/Hawaii

   Share an Image of the Artist

Often Known For
portrait-dignitaries, figure, allegory

Discussion Board
Would you like to discuss this artist?
AskART Discussion Boards
(4 Active)


Categories of Interest

Artists who painted Hawaii
This biography from the Archives of AskART:
New York based George Burroughs Torrey is most often known for his portraits and figures paintings. Sometimes nicknamed the 'painter of presidents', Torrey is especially noted for his portrait of Theodore Roosevelt. Other subjects were King George of Greece and President William H. Taft.

He was married to Hawaiian artist, Lillie Hart Gay Torrey, and he spent much time in Hawaii where he did numerous portraits of business people and politicians.

Source:
Peter Falk, "Who Was Who in American Art"
David Forbes, "Encounters with Paradise"



** If you discover credit omissions or have additional information to add, please let us know at registrar@AskART.com.

  go to top home | site map | site terms | AskART services & subscriptions | contact | about us
  copyright © 2000-2014 AskART all rights reserved ® AskART and Artists' Bluebook are registered trademarks

  A |  B |  C |  D-E |  F-G |  H |  I-K |  L |  M |  N-P |  Q-R |  S |  T-V |  W-Z  
  frequently searched artists 1, 2, more...  
  art appraisals, art for sale, auction records, misc artists