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Percy Gray

 (1869 - 1952)
Percy (Henry Percy) Gray was active/lived in California, New York.  Percy Gray is known for landscape, coastal view, and portrait painting.

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Percy Gray


Percy Gray was a talented American painter whose career spanned over forty years from 1906 to 1952.  During these years of modernist turmoil in American art, Gray adhered to a single artistic goal -- to extract poetic reverberations from California's natural beauty.

Percy Gray was born in San Francisco in 1869 to a family with a rich artistic and literary heritage.  Gray's father emigrated from England to Australia, married and moved to San Francisco, where he thrived in the insurance business.  Percy grew up in the young city, which harbored ambitions to become a major cultural center. During a childhood illness, he discovered a talent for art.  He attended the California School of Design from 1886 - 18  ...  Displaying 750 of 13858 characters.



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About  Percy Gray

Born:  1869 - San Francisco, California
Died:   1952 - San Francisco, California
Known for:  landscape, coastal view, and portrait painting