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Alfred Gurrey

 (1852 - 1944)
Alfred Richard Sr. Gurrey was active/lived in Hawaii.  Alfred Gurrey is known for seascape paintings.

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Alfred Gurrey


Alfred Richard Gurrey, Sr. (1852-1944)

Noted for his Hawaiian landscapes, Alfred R. Gurrey was born in England, and moved to the United States at age twenty.  He worked for Fireman's Fund Insurance in San Francisco, and was sent by that company to Honolulu in 1900, working as an insurance adjuster and as secretary of the Board of Fire Underwriters of the Territory of Hawaii.  Gurrey lacked formal art training, but was a member of the Pallet Club of San Francisco, and in Honolulu became deeply involved in the artistic world there in the early 1900s.  He was elected to the Kilohana Art League, and participated in their exhibits for many years.  He also established an arts and antiques store, Gurrey  ...  Displaying 750 of 7111 characters.



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About  Alfred Gurrey

Born:  1852
Died:   1944
Known for:  seascape paintings