Woman of the Century/Adelia Armstrong Lutz
LUTZ. Mrs. Adelia Armstrong, artist and art-teacher, born in Knoxville, Tenn., 25th June. 1859. She is full of ambition for herself and the people of her native city, and for that reason. besides devoting herself to training a large class of pupils, she opens her private gallery and studio to visitors. She is a daughter of Robert Houston Armstrong, a lawyer and an amateur artist of note. ADELIA ARMSTRONG LUTZ. Mrs. Lutz from her childhood breathed an atmosphere of refinement and culture. Her fondness for the pencil was developed early. Her general education was received in Augusta Seminary, Staunton, Va., and in the Southern Home School, in Baltimore, Sid. In both schools her art study was prominent Afterwards she was a pupil in painting under the best masters. She worked nearly a year in the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts and supplemented that course by study in the Corcoran Gallery in Washington, D. C. The mother of two children, a devoted wife and the mistress of a beautiful home, "Westwood," she finds her enthusiasm for art work in no wise abated. Her studio contains many pictures that are worthy. Her husband warmly seconds all her efforts as artist and teacher. Notwithstanding her home cares and the claims of society, she finds time for the labor of her life. She has been the recipient of various prizes and medals.