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William Strang
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Born in Dumbarton, Glasgow
Born on 4th of February 1859
Died on 12th of April 1921

Born 1859. Died 1921 - Scottish painter and etcher.

Studied at Slade School of Art, London. Made over 750 etchings, drypoints, aquatints and woodcuts. Sitters for portraits included Rudyard Kipling and Thomas Hardy. Illustrated books including Paradise Lost, Don Quixote and The Ancient Mariner. Member of the Royal Society of Painters, Etchers and Engravers.

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