(1887 - 1968)
Grant Tyson Reynard was active/lived in New Jersey, New York, Nebraska. Grant Reynard is known for landscape and figure painting, illustration.
Biography Grant Reynard
A native of Grand Island, Nebraska, he earned an international reputation as an illustrator, realist painter, teacher and lecturer. He worked primarily from his studio in Leonia, New Jersey, just across the bridge from New York City.
He was the son of Stephen Reynard, a Grand island music store operator and manager of the Grand Island Opera House. There, the young Reynard met and sketched such well-known people as Theodore Roosevelt, Buffalo Bill and William Jennings Bryan. He took an art correspondence course that cost him $60.00 from a Chicago Tribune staff artist, and this convinced him to become a professional artist rather than a musician, a competing interest.
At age 19, he left Grand Island to attend the Chicago
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