Edmund William Greacen  (American, 1877-1949) 


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Edmund William Greacen Biography
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