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LANYON, Ellen (1926 - 2013), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
LANYON, Ellen (1926 - 2013), Painter

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American, 20th century, female.

Born 1926; died 7 October 2013.

Painter. Still-lifes, animals.

Ellen Lanyon trained at the Art Institute of Chicago, Roosevelt University and, in 1950, at the Courtauld Institute in London. She taught in a number of American institutions - notably the Art Institute of Chicago from 1952 to 1954, from 1964 to 1965, and again in 1973, but also the Cooper Union in New York

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