Maurice Sumray

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Maurice Sumray
Born 26 December 1920
London, England
Died 21 July 2004, (age 83)
Carbis Bay, St Ives, Cornwall, England
Nationality British
Education Goldsmiths, University of London
Known for Painting, Engraving
Movement figurative

Maurice Sumray was an English artist and engraver, based in St Ives, Cornwall. Sumray was described by Wyndham Lewis in The Listener as one of the "best artists in England"[1]

Major retrospective exhibitions of his work were displayed at the Penwith Gallery, St Ives in 1984, and the Falmouth Art Gallery in 1997,[2]


  1. ^ "Maurice Sumray - Obituaries - News - The Independent". The Independent. London: INM. 23 July 2004. ISSN 0951-9467. OCLC 185201487. Retrieved 15 April 2012. 
  2. ^ "Maurice SUMRAY | cornwall artists index". 2012. Retrieved 15 April 2012. Major retrospectives of his work were mounted at the Penwith Gallery, St Ives in 1984, and at the Falmouth Art Gallery in 1997