Buckley MacGurrin

Buckley MacGurrin: Reclining Nude

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Buckley MacGurrin: reclining nude, oil on board. 26 x 30 art, framed 36 x 39.


Buckley MacGurrin (1896-1971) was active/lived in California, Texas, Michigan / France.  Buckley MacGurrin is known for portrait, still life and figure painting, mural, set design.

Buckley MacGurrin was born in Kalamazoo, Michigan in 1896 to Irish-American parents.  In 1912, he moved with his family to Salt Lake City, Utah.  After graduating from High School, he enrolled at UC Berkeley, but after his first semester he left to join the Navy.  He served for two and half years during WWI.

After the war, MacGurrin returned to Berkeley and graduated in 1922.  He then moved to Hollywood and began working as a designer for the movie studios.  After deciding to become a full-time artist, MacGurrin moved to Paris, where he could further his studies.  He remained in Paris from 1922-1933. 

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