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She exhibited her work in the Paris Salon and the Brook Street Art Gallery, London, England. She was a member of the Print Society, an international group. She illustrated books, including Dream of Gerontius, Christ in Hades, and Hound of Heaven, and Symphonie Symbolique.
She exhibited with the Island Arts and Crafts Society in 1941. She had solo exhibitions at the Vancouver Art Gallery in 1941, 1943 (41 pictures), and 1947 (16 paintings).
She showed her work in the B.C. Artists annual exhibitions in 1940, 1944, 1945, and in the juried 1948 17th Annual, all held at the Vancouver Art Gallery. She was living in Victoria at the time.
The Maltwood Museum put on a solo retrospective of Langdale's work titled Myth and Magic, from November 19, 1989 to January 7, 1990. The works on display were partly from the original Maltwood collection, and also from the collection of the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria.
|1941 April 8 - 20||Solo show||VAG|
|1943 April 16 - 29||Solo show||VAG|
|1947 March 18 - April 6||Solo show||VAG|
|1940 Sept. 20 - Oct. 13||VAG B.C. Artists 9th Annual||Stormy Day|
|The Bridge (Aquatint)|
|Arab Tents, Twilight (Aquatint)|
|1944 Sept. 23 - Oct. 22||VAG B.C. Artists 13th Annual||The Rampart Wall|
|1945 Sept. 22 - Oct. 21||VAG B.C. Artists 14th Annual||Rainstorm, Nanaimo|
|The Night Boat for Vancouver|
|1945 ? - ?||FCA B.C. Artists Selections from 14th Ann.||Rainstorm, Nanaimo|
|1948 Sept. 18 - Oct. 10||VAG B.C. Artists 17th Annual||Valley of the Athabasca|
|Stormy Evening, Rocky Mountains|
THE DICTIONARY OF BRITISH ARTISTS 1880 - 1940 (refer to DBA76)
ARTISTS IN CANADA 1982 - UNION LIST OF ARTISTS' FILES (refer to AIC82)
A DICTIONARY OF CANADIAN ARTISTS
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Short biography, one reference.
BIOGRAPHICAL INDEX OF ARTISTS IN CANADA
(refer to BIAC03)
4 references cited for Langdale.
No. 379 - STELLA LANGDALE.
"Stella Langdale, versatile British painter, etcher, sculptor, and illustrator of books, has been living in Victoria, B.C. for the past eighteen months. Among her teachers were Maurice Greiffenhagen and Frank Newberry (Glasgow). She has exhibited in the leading British Galleries, The Salon, Paris, etc. Critics agree that she excels in the charcoal medium. She has also gained international recognition for her oils, watercolours and aquatints. For twenty-five years Miss Langdale has illustrated books for the John Lane Publishing Co., London, and Dodd, Mead & Co. The 1922 edition of Francis Thompson's "Hound of Heaven" was illustrated by her."
Vancouver Art Gallery Bulletin, 1941
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