Albert C (DeWar) Venner
(1881 - 1978)
Albert C. (DeWar) Venner was active/lived in California, Hawaii, Oregon / England. Albert Venner is known for seascape, marine, figure and floral still life painting.
Biography Albert C. (DeWar) Venner
Painter Albert Venner (born DeWar) was born in London, England on
September 14th, 1881. As a young man, he served as a Private and
Corporal in Queen Victoria's Lancer Regiment. Venner served in
Cairo, Malta and Gibraltar, and later recalled that Winston Churchill,
a colonel, had served with him.
He immigrated to the United States in 1904, arriving on a steamship. Venner later remembered:
I was a bad boy who hated school. When a chum of mine got a job on a
steamer, I swapped places with him and shipped out. I love the sea."
found work as a color printer and supervised the printing of the first
four color theater program in New York City in 1905. In 1914,
Venner became a US citizen.
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