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Stan Poray

 (1888 - 1948)
Stan Poray was active/lived in California / Poland.  Stan Poray is known for landscape, still life, illustrator.

Biography  
Stan Poray


Painter, illustrator, teacher. Born of noble birth in Krakow, Poland on April 10, 1888.
Stan Foray was raised in an atmosphere of wealth and art. His father, Count Michael Poray, was an established landscape painter in his native city. The younger Foray studied art at the Academy of Fine Arts in Krakow and in Paris. He lived in Moscow and Siberia where he was art director of the First Art Theatre in Tomsk in 1918. Uprooted by the Russian Revolution, he decamped to the Orient where for three years he painted the Imperial family and other notables. After settling in Los Angeles in 1921, he soon became active in the local art world. The interior of his home, which he both designed and built, was a miniature reproduction of a Japanese temp

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About  Stan Poray

Born:  1888 - Krakow, Poland
Died:   1948 - New York City
Known for:  landscape, still life, illustrator