Edmund William Greacen (American, 1949)

Timeline

1876
Born in 1876, the year of the great Philadelphia Centennial Exposition
1894
Attended New York University
1899
Enrolled in the Art Student's League, where he studied with William Merritt Chase
1907
Greacen settled with his family in a small house in Giverny and became good friends with Monet’s son-in-law, Theodore Earl Butler, and his wife Marthe Hoschedé Butler
1908
Greacen and his family returned to New York
1924
Founded the Grand Central Art School
1937
Suffered the first of a series of strokes
1944
The Greacens moved to the Gulf Coast of Florida
1949
Greacen died at the age of seventy-three, White Plains, NY