(1884 - 1957)
William Johnson, Jr. L'Engle was active/lived in Florida, Massachusetts, New York. William LEngle is known for abstract and realist painting-figure, landscape, genre.
The following information, submitted by Daniel L'Engle Davis, grandson
of the artist, is from the biography he wrote and published on the website he created:
William J. L'Engle, Jr., was born in Jacksonville, Florida on April 22, 1884, a descendant of the Fatios, an historic name and prominent family. Francis Philip Fatio, Sr. (1724-1811), a Swiss native, brought his family and personal possessions to nearby St. Augustine and then developed his own plantation in Nueva Suiza, now known as Switzerland, Florida, on the St. John's River, about 8 years after Spain ceded Florida to Great Britain in 1763. After obtaining a crown grant of 10,000 acres, Fatio imported materials from England a ... Displaying 750 of 17443 characters.