Genevra Grippen Hannis
(1868 - 1946)
Genevra Grippen Hannis was active/lived in Nebraska, Illinois. Genevra Hannis is known for painting, teaching, ceramics.
Biography Genevra Grippen Hannis
Hannis, Genevra F. Grippen
(1868 Winnebago County, Illinois-1946 York, Nebraska)
long-time resident of York, Nebraska, Genevra Grippen Hannis had
artistic talents recognized beyond her hometown including listings in
several prestigious fine art publications. According to Clara Bucklin’s
1932 booklet, Nebraska Art and Artists, Genevra was a painter and
teacher, who studied with “Mrs. Hadley Head” and “Mrs. Edward Thompson”
in York, Nebraska, and with “Miss Cameron”, and at the University of
Nebraska with “Miss Brock.” (37).
Because of the Bucklin reference,
Genevra’s name transferred to several other standard American art
reference books such as Peter Falk’s, Who Was Who in American Art; D
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