William Strang (Biographical details)

William Strang (printmaker; painter/draughtsman; British; Male; 1859 - 1921)

Also known as

Strang, William


Prominent etcher and painter, and occasional woodcut artist of chiaroscuro work. b. Scotland, worked in shipbuilders before coming to London 1875 where pupil of Legros, and settled. Very successful. ARA 1906, RA 1921. From 1918 president of the International Society of Sculptors, Painters, and Gravers. Father of David and Ian Strang. Prints are arranged according to David Strang's catalogue.


L.Binyon, 'Catalogue of the etched work of WS', Glasgow 1906 (with supplements 1912 and 1923) (referred to as Strang)
David Strang, 'A catalogue of the etchings and engravings of WS', Glasgow 1962 (with new numbering sequence up to 751; referred to as David Strang)
Campbell Dodgson, "The Lithographs of William Strang" in 'Print Quarterly' vol. XXIX, 1948, no. 3, pp. 42-56.