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DAC Collection Artist Information

James Lesesne Wells

American painter and printmaker

Brief biography, in most instances from the Union List of Artist Names® Online:
Wells was a successful African American printermaker and painter associated with Howard University; he studied with Stanley William Hayter.

Artist ID number in the Union List of Artist Names®: ULAN 500034513.
The ULAN link above leads to a cataloging authority record at the Getty Research Institute.

Objects related to James Lesesne Wells:

James Lesesne Wells Christ Carrying the Cross, 1947-1948 (printed 1951) Drypoint, engraving, and aquatint on medium-weight ivory wove paper
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