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Lazzell, Blanche

Born: 1878, near Maidsville, WV Died: 1956, Morgantown, WV

American - West Virginia; Paris, France; Provincetown, MA; New York

1898 - diploma West Virginia Wesleyan College

1905 - West Virginia University (drawing, painting, art history, English literature)

Studied at Art Students League, New York

After study at Art Students League, Lazzell returned to WV to teach art part time while continuing her studies.

1912-1914 - traveled to Europe, studied in Paris at Academie Moderne.

1915 - Formed art colony in Provincetown, MA with other artists who had been in Paris where they were exposed to the work of Cubists, Braque & Picasso.