(1873 - 1967)
Lila B. Hetzel was active/lived in Pennsylvania. Lila Hetzel is known for landscape, animal, interiors.
Biography Lila Hetzel
Lila B. Hetzel, the fifth and youngest child of the artist George H. Hetzel, was born October 23, 1873. She began her formal art education in the 1890's at the Pittsburgh School of Design under Matin B. Leisser and D. B. Walkley. After four years of studying drawing, which was limited to anatomy, perspective and life, Lila began painting.
While at the Pittsburgh school, she won a Gold Medal for her paintings from nature. After graduation, Lila traveled to Europe to study and copy the Old Dutch masters. In 1956, she was quoted by the Pittsburgh Press: "I was influenced by Rembrandt's use of light, Ruben's color and Michelangelo's force." Her favorite artist was Rembrandt and that respect for the master's technique shows up in he
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