Ian Strang, A.R.E., R.E., (11 April 1886– 23 March 1952)was a British draughtsman and etcher who specialised in topographical.Strang was born in London, the eldest son of William Strang, an internationally known etcher.He studied at the Slade School of Art 1902–6 with Tonks and under Jean-Paul Laurens at the Académie Julian in Paris, 1906–8, and held his first solo exhibition at the Goupil Gallery in 1914.He served in the Middlesex and Royal Berkshire Regiments (1914–19) during the First World War.Strang exhibited at the Royal Academy from 1923 and the New English Art Club from 1919. A.R.E. 1925, R.E. 1930.He worked in France, Belgium, Sicily, Spain and Britain. Among his paintings was a notable portrait of James Dickson Innes.Strang was married to Frances and had a brother David (1887-1967) who was also an artist. Ian Strang died at Wavendon, Buckinghamshire, on 23 March 1952. A memorial exhibition was held at the Leicester Galleries in 1952.