The New International Encyclopædia/Lang, Louis

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LANG, Louis (1814-93). A German-American painter, born at Waldsee, Württemberg. Already a pastel portraitist of some reputation, he went to Paris in 1834, and afterwards studied at Stuttgart. In 1838 he came to America, and in 1852 was made an Academician. His works include: “Asleep in Prayer” (1869), “Landing of the Market Boat at Capri,” “Mary, Queen of Scots,” and “Cinderella.”