Virginia Greer Yardley (1878-1971)
A modernist painter from Delaware, she attended Bryn Mawr College and afterwards studied painting at various art schools including the Art Students League in New York (1899, 1921, 1942-1956), and the Academie Colarossi and the Academie Julian schools in Paris. Her instructors included Maurice Sterne, Morris Kantor, Vaclav Vythacil, Kenneth Hayes Miller and Henry Caro-Devaille.
She lived and painted in Europe for nearly 30 years (1912-1941), maintaining various residences in Paris, Dieppe and, during World War I, in London. She knew many of the American expatriates, and other foreign artists and writers living in Europe at the time, including Isadora Duncan, Natalie and Laur
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