William Greason (1884-1945)
The artist William Greason was born in St. Mary's, Ontario, Canada, on February 24, 1884. Seeking a career in art, he studied at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts under Thomas Anshutz and Hugh Breckenridge, at the Darby School in Washington, D.C., and beginning in 1905, at the Academy Julian in Paris under Bashet and Laurens.
The artist officially immigrated into the United States in 1910 and settled in Detroit. He was naturalized in 1915. He was given the honor of a one-person show at the Detroit Museum of Art in 1912 and shortly after established the William Greason School of Fine Art in the Fine Arts Building. Greason was a member of the Sca
... Displaying 750 of 1608 characters.