Artist biography

Ian STRANG 1886–1952

Draughtsman and etcher of topographical subjects. Born 11 April 1886 in London, elder son of William Strang. Studied at the Slade School 1902–6 and under J.-P. Laurens at the Académie Julian, Paris, 1906–8. First one-man exhibition at the Goupil Gallery 1914. Served in the Middlesex and Royal Berkshire Regiments 1914–19. Exhibited at the R.A. from 1923 and the N.E.A.C. from 1919. A.R.E. 1925, R.E. 1930. Illustrated Town and Country in Southern France by his wife Frances Strang 1937 and author of The Student's Book of Etching 1938. Died at Wavendon, Buckinghamshire, 23 March 1952. Memorial exhibition at the Leicester Galleries 1952.

Published in:
Mary Chamot, Dennis Farr and Martin Butlin, The Modern British Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture, London 1964, II