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Selma Van Praag Lee

 (1879 - 1968)
Selma Van Praag Lee was active/lived in New York, California, Florida.  Selma Lee is known for modernist naive genre-views, etching.

Biography   Selma Van Praag Lee

Born in New York on Nov. 5, 1879.  Early in life Selma married Louis F. Lee and made her home in NYC and Scarsdale for most of her life.  After studying with Charles Mielatz, Robert Henri, and Charles Curran, she traveled and worked in several places around the country including San Marino, CA in 1931-32.  She died in Tampa, FL in August 1968.  Member:  Chicago and Brooklyn Societies of Etchers. 

Exh:  Pasadena Society of Artists, 1931; Painters & Sculptors of LA, 1931; Calif. Statewide (Santa Cruz), 1931; San Francisco Art Association, 1931. 

Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
CA&A; AAA 1929-33; SS.

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