Lillie May Hagner-Saenger Biography

Lillie May Hagner-Saenger

American

1903-1985

Biography

Lillie May Hagner was born on May 6, 1906 in San Antonio, Texas. She studied at Baylor Female College in Belton, Texas (now Baylor University). She did further studies at the Wille Museum in San Antonio. She was a member of the Coppini Academy, the San Antonio Conservation Society and the San Antonio Printmakers.

Lillie Hagner married Ben Saenger and began to hyphenate her last name. She exhibited extensively in the San Antonio area in the 1930s and 40s. In 1967 she published a 396 page book titled "Touring Texas Throgh the Eyes of an Artist." Lillie May Hagner-Saenger died in May of 1985 in San Antonio.