Art of the American West

Paul Strayer

American (1885-1981)

A Ladie’s Honor

Media: Oil on Canvas
Size: 28” x 36”
Price on Request


Paul Strayer was born in Park Ridge, Illinois in 1885. Primarily a self-taught artist, Strayer did take some formal training under the tutelage of John H. Vanderpoel, an artist and teacher best known as a figure drawing instructor at the Art Institute of Chicago. While developing his early illustration and design career, Strayer met Howard Pyle who was teaching at the Brandywine School of Illustration in Wilmington, Delaware.