After serving in World War One, he sailed out of San Francisco and spent many years at sea working as a chef and studying painting in various ports. By 1928 he had settled in southern California where he lived and worked as a chef in Los Angeles, Palm Springs, and Santa Barbara. Frey died in Hawthorne, California on August 17, 1977. A word about feedback and ratings: I want buyers to understand that good feedback and ratings are extremely important to me.If you feel that you are not able to leave good ratings for whatever reason please contact me and I will resolve the issue. This item is in the category "Art\Paintings". The seller is "aggasa" and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped to United States.