Marion Greenwood

1909 – 1970

Mexican Harvest

New York born (1909-1970) Marion Greenwood was a child prodigy artist who left high school to study at the Art Students League in New York with John Sloan and George Bridgeman. While still in her teens she also studied in Paris at Academie Colarossi. Until 1932, Marion Greenwood worked in oils, lithography and portraits in New York and the American Indian country of the Southwest.  Then she went to Mexico to study fresco painting and was caught up in the awakening mural renaissance, and from 1932 to 1936 she became the first woman to work on fresco murals for the Mexican Government. Over the years she has exhibited in all the major national group shows the Metropolitan, The Whitney, Brooklyn Museum, the Carnegie International, National Academy, Corcoran Art Gallery, Worcester Museum, Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Springfield Museum, and Art Institute of Chicago.  Her canvases and lithographs have been acquired for many public collections including that of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, the Newark Museum, and many private collections including Maurice Wertheim and Joseph Hirshhorn. Shown is an AAA edition lithograph on paper titled in the lower left corner, “Mexican Harvest” and signed in pencil in the lower right corner, Marion Greenwood. Ca. 1940. 10” x 14”

Artist:  Marion Greenwood

Date:  ca. 1940

Size:  10″ x 14″

Medium:  Lithograph

Price:  $1,295