Annie Traquair Lang was born to James Traquair Lang, a Philadelphia lawyer, and his wife Winona in Philadelphia in 1885. Her early education was in the Philadelphia Public School System where she began her studies with J. Liberty Tadd. She then attended the School of Design for Women (now Moore College) where she won the Sartain Prize. Lang then attended the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, where she studied with the artist who had the greatest influence on her, William Merritt Chase. While at the Pennsylvania Academy, she won two Cresson Traveling Scholarships. Her travels to Europe included a stop in Florence, Italy where she continued summer classes with Chase. Prior to 1910, she also learned art composition from Elliot Daingerf
... Displaying 750 of 2696 characters.