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Via Walling Draper

 (1892 - 1968)
Via Walling Draper was active/lived in Arizona, California.  Via Draper is known for desert landscape painting.

Biography   Via Walling Draper

Born in Perth, Kansas and growing up in Kay County, Oklahoma, Via Walling Draper became a painter in the West, doing Arizona seasonal desert landscapes, mining scenes, Taos scenes, and marine and landscape paintings in La Jolla and Laguna Beach, California.  She studied at University Prep School in Tonkawa, Oklahoma, and in 1913, enrolled at the University of Kansas at Lawrence, where she graduated in 1917 with a major in biology and a minor in art.  That year, she married William Draper, and they settled permanently in Tucson, Arizona, from where she made many trips around her home state as well as to California and New Mexico.

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