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Daniel E. Greene (1934-2020)

Daniel E. Greene PSA, NA, AWS was an American artist who worked in the media of pastels and oil painting.
The Encyclopædia Britannica considered Mr. Greene the foremost pastelist in the United States.
His paintings and pastels are in over 700 public and private collections in the United States and abroad.

Highly regarded as a portrait artist, his subjects have included leaders of Government, Banking, Education and Industry.
Some of his sitters include First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt, Ayn Rand, Astronaut Walter Schirra, William Randolph Hearst, “Wendy’s” founder Dave Thomas, Commentator Rush Limbaugh, Composer Alan Menken, Bryant Gumbel and Bob Schieffer of CBS TV.
Governmental Portraits include Secretary of Agriculture Ann Veneman, Governor Paul Laxalt of Nevada, Governor Gerald Baliles of Virginia, Governor Benjamin Cayetano of Hawaii, and Governor Fob James of Alabama.

Business sitters include the chairmen of the boards of Honeywell, Coca-Cola Company, Dupont Corporation, Endo Pharmaceuticals, American Express, The New York Stock Exchange and IBM. Mr. Greene has also painted the Deans, Presidents and Benefactors of Hobart and William Smith Colleges, Tufts, Duke, Columbia, North Carolina, West Point, Delaware, Penn State, New York, Princeton, Rutgers, Yale and Harvard Universities.

On May 26, 1994, in a special White House ceremony, Mr. Greene presented to First Lady Hillary Clinton a pastel portrait of Eleanor Roosevelt.
In 2011, The Butler Institute of American Art acquired Mr. Greene’s pastel diptych “Man Flying Kite”.

Museum and other Collections

Among other places, his work can be found at the Smithsonian; the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY; the Cincinnati Museum of Fine Arts, Cincinnati, Ohio; Columbus Museum of Art, Columbus, Georgia; Butler Institute of American Art, Youngstown, Ohio and the House of Representatives, Washington, DC. | Source: © Wikipedia

Daniel E. Greene, N.A. è stato un pittore ed insegnante di pittura presso la National Academy of Design e la Art Students League di New York.
L'Encyclopædia Britannica considerava Greene il principale pastelista degli Stati Uniti.
È autore del libro "Pastel", in stampa da 25 anni, e "The Art of Pastel", pubblicato in inglese, francese, tedesco, spagnolo, italiano e cinese.
Ha insegnato ad oltre 10.000 studenti ed i suoi libri e video hanno raggiunto oltre 100.000 artisti in tutto il mondo.
I dipinti ed i pastelli di Greene si trovano in oltre 700 collezioni pubbliche e private negli Stati Uniti ed all'estero.

Molto apprezzato come ritrattista, i suoi soggetti includono leader del governo, delle banche, dell'istruzione e dell'industria.
Alcuni dei suoi modelli includono la First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt, Ayn Rand, l'astronauta Walter Schirra, William Randolph Hearst, il fondatore di "Wendy's" Dave Thomas, il commentatore Rush Limbaugh, il compositore Alan Menken, Bryant Gumbel e Bob Schieffer di CBS TV.