Alfred Everitt Orr was an American painter active in the early 20th century. He was born in 1865 in California and studied at the Mark Hopkins Institute of Art in San Francisco and in Paris. His career began in 1896 and spanned over three decades. During this time he painted a number of still lifes and landscapes, often depicting the natural beauty of California's Central Valley. One of his most famous works is the 1912 painting “Sheep Grazing in a Valley”, which hangs in the California State Capitol in Sacramento. His work was also featured in a number of major exhibitions, including the 1915 Panama-Pacific International Exposition and the 1915 San Francisco World’s Fair. Orr's legacy lives on in a number of his oil paintings, which are highly sought after by collectors of California art.
Alfred Everitt Orr, American painter, California artist, Central Valley still life, Sheep Grazing in a Valley, Panama-Pacific International Exposition, San Francisco World’s Fair oil paintings
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