Daniel Greene (American, b. 1934) oil on board painting of a nude woman with pensive expression, leaning forward in a chair, holding a blue cup. Signed lower right. Housed in a giltwood frame with corner decoration. Sight – 19 1/4" H x 15 1/8" W. Framed – 27 1/2" H x 23 5/8" W. Provenance: the collection of Valleau Caruthers, Brentwood, TN, who studied under Greene; acquired directly from the artist. Biography: Cincinnati born artist Daniel Greene studied at the Art Academy of Cincinnati and in New York with Robert Brackman at the Art Students League. There he defied the prevalence of Abstract Expressionism to embark on a career as a realist painter, with an emphasis on narrative figure compositions. He taught painting and drawing at the Art Students League and the National Academy of Design from the 1960s to the 1980s. His works can be found in over 400 public and private collections, including the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Smithsonian and the White House. (Source: The Columbus Museum of Art). CONDITION: Excellent Condition.
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