Lillie Hart Gay Torrey
(1871 - 1956)
Lillie Hart Gay Torrey was active/lived in Hawaii. Lillie Torrey is known for decorative floral.
Biography Lillie Hart Gay Torrey
Hawaiian-born artist Lillie Hart Gay Torrey is best known for her large decorative canvases of flowers. Her works are found in the collections of many Hawaii homes.
Lillie's mother was a Hawaiian woman family, and her father was Judge Hart, of British heritage. Lillie had one younger sister, Mae. The Hart home, named 'Sans Souci', was located on what now is the area of today's Outrigger Canoe Club and the public natatorioum off Kalakaua Ave in Honolulu.
Lillie Hart, a noted beauty, was first married to Francis Gay of Honolulu, with whom she lived in Honolulu at a lovely residence named 'Wailele' in upper Kalihi Valley. Together they had one child, a son, Ernest Gay. Her second marriage was to New York based portrait painter Ge
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