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Nelly Griggs Alexander

 (1875 - 1943)
Nelly Griggs Alexander was active/lived in Nebraska, California.  Nelly Alexander is known for landscape and still life painting, textile art, music.

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Nelly Griggs Alexander


Nelly Griggs Alexander
1875 Beatrice, Nebraska – 1943 San Bernadino, California

(Nelly Griggs)

Daughter and wife of two highly prominent Nebraska men, Nelly Alexander was a youngster in a period of drought, grasshoppers, and financial panic in her native state, but apparently did not personally suffer deprivation. She became an accomplished painter, batik textile artist, musician, and writer. Nelly trained at the Kansas City Art Institute, and in 1927 had work entered in the Midwestern Art Exhibition. Until age 33, she was single and lived mostly in Lincoln, Nebraska where she was socially prominent because her father, Nathan Kirk Griggs (1844-1910), had been President of the Nebraska Senate in 1875; American consul to Chem  ...  Displaying 750 of 4716 characters.



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About  Nelly Griggs Alexander

Born:  1875 - Beatrice, Nebraska
Died:   1943 - San Bernadino, California
Known for:  landscape and still life painting, textile art, music