(1908 - 1999)
Nan Faure Greacen was active/lived in New York, Florida / France. Nan Greacen is known for impressionist painting, book illustration.
Born in Giverny, France where her father Edmund Greacen was an
impressionist painter actively following Claude Monet, Nan Greacen
became a noted oil painter and watercolorist. She began earning
awards from 1936, when she received the Hallgarten Prize at the
National Academy of Design. In the following years, her award
medals were from the National Arts Club, Montclair Art Museum, Catherine Lorillard Wolfe, Hudson Valley Art Association and
She graduated from the Brearley School in
New York City and then studied for four years at the Grand Central Art
School, which her father had established in 1921. Her instructors
were Wayman Adams, Arshile Gorky, Jerry Farnsworth and her father. She
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