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date: 18 October 2019

Wells Lesesne, Jameslocked

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American, 20th century, male.

Born 2 November 1902, in Atlanta; died 20 January 1993.

Painter, engraver (including woodcuts), illustrator, photographer.

Harlem Renaissance.

James Lesesne Wells studied at Lincoln University, Pennsylvania, and at the National Academy of Design and Columbia University Teachers' College in New York. He also studied with Stanley William Hayter at Atelier 17 after World War II. He taught at Howard University, Washington DC, until ...

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