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Nan Greacen

 (1908 - 1999)
Nan Faure Greacen was active/lived in New York, Florida / France.  Nan Greacen is known for impressionist painting, book illustration.

Nan Greacen

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 Grumbacher Society.

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 t  ...  Displaying 750 of 2711 characters.

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Painted by Edmund Greacen

About  Nan Greacen

Born:  1908 - Giverny, France
Died:   1999 - Vicars Landing, Florida
Known for:  impressionist painting, book illustration