Irene Stella Rolph Langdale (1880 – April 14, 1976) was an British and Canadian artist. She was generally known as Stella Langdale.
The daughter of Marmaduke Albert Langdale and Emma Jane Rolf, she was created in Staines-upon-Thames, Middlesex. She studied in the school of art working in brighton after which went after further studies in the Glasgow School of Art with Maurice Greiffenhagen and Francis Henry Newbery. She sketched using charcoal and used oils, watercolour, pastels and etching techniques especially aquatint in her own work. She also created sculptures. Her preferred subject material was landscapes from North Africa, Italia and France, in addition to imaginary images frequently with musical inspiration. She exhibited in the major British galleries and also the Paris Salon. She also exhibited using the Royal Scottish Academy, the Royal Glasgow Institute from the Fine Arts, the Senefelder Club and also the Worldwide Society of Sculptors, Painters and Gravers.
She labored like a book illustrator for nearly twenty five years with publishers John Lane and Dodd, Mead & Co. Works that they highlighted include:
Langdale found Victoria in 1940. In 1946, she held an exhibit of works from Bc along with a couple of from Europe in the Little Center in Victoria, a precursor towards the Gallery of Greater Victoria. She endured from joint disease and gone to live in Santa Barbara, California around 1950.
Langdale died in Santa Barbara at age 95.