(1890 - 1965)
Lucile Swan was active/lived in Illinois, New York, Iowa. Lucile Swan is known for painting, sculpture.
Biography Lucile Swan
Born in Sioux City, Iowa on May 10, 1890, she received her early education at Episcopal boarding school. In 1903 she moved to Chicago, and in 1908 began study at the School of the Chicago Art Institute.
Swan married fellow artist Jerome Blum in 1912 and from 1916 to 1923, she traveled in Corsica, Japan, China, Tahiti, and France. Two years after her divorce in 1924, she moved to New York City were she continued her work as a painter and sculptor.
In 1929, Swan accepted a commission from the Cenozoic Laboratory in Peking. She stayed in China until 1941 and modeled many studies of prominent Chinese and Western friends, including a portrait bust of Pierre Teilhard de Chardin, whom she met shortly after her a
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