Blanche Collet Wagner
(1873 - 1957)
Blanche Collet Wagner was active/lived in California. Blanche Wagner is known for portrait and landscape painter, tapestry maker.
Biography Blanche Collet Wagner
Born in Grenoble, France, Blanche Wagner became known as a tapestry
maker and illustrator, and for her paintings of portraits, costume and
genre depictions of Maya people, and landscapes, including missions of
Southern California. She was also a writer and authored a book
titled Tales of Mayaland.
Wagner painted in France, Mexico, New York and Northern and Southern California.
studied art in Paris with H. Gazan and in Seville, Spain with Alfonso
Grosso. In 1917, she married Henry R. Wagner in Oakland and then
studied in New York City with Clinton Peters.
After that, Wagner returned to California where she lived in Berkeley
before settling for the remainder of her life in San Mari
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