Nina May Weir-Lewis
(1856 - 1937)
Nina May Weir-Lewis was active/lived in New York, New Jersey / England. Nina WeirLewis is known for floral still life and landscape painting, teaching.
Biography Nina May Weir-Lewis
NINA MAY SKEEL WEIR-LEWIS
Born: August 11, 1856, South Butler, Wayne Co., N.Y.
Died: 1937, Penzance, Cornwall, England
Nina May Skeel Weir-Lewis was the fourth of six children born to the Rev. Harlow B. Skeel (1824-1909) and his wife Lucy L. Deuel Skeel (1824-1905). Her father was a much-beloved minister of the Methodist Episcopal Church who served as pastor in churches throughout New York State. Nina was originally named Sarina in honor of a maternal aunt, but she changed her name in early adulthood. The 1880 Federal Census finds the 23-year-old Nina in her parents' household in Pulaski, NY, giving her occupation as landscape painter. She also gave painting lessons. In May 1881 the Pulaski newspaper reported the foll
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