(1878 - 1956)
Blanche (Nettie Blanche) Lazzell was active/lived in Massachusetts, West Virginia. Blanche Lazzell is known for abstract geometric color woodblocks, botanics.
Born near Maidsville, West Virginia, Blanche Lazzell enrolled at the
West Virginia Conference Seminary (now West Virginia Wesleyan. College)
in 1894. After attending South Carolina Co-Educational Institute
in Edgefield in 1899, she studied art at West Virginia University,
receiving a degree in art history and the fine arts in 1905.
moved to New York in 1907, and enrolled at the Art Students League,
where she studied with William Merritt Chase and alongside Georgia
O'Keeffe. Lazzell traveled throughout Europe in 1912 and took
classes in Paris at the Academie Julian and the Academie Moderne headed
by Charles Guerin and Charles Rosen. By 1913, Lazzell had
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