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James Lesesne Wells

Richard J. Powell

James Lesesne Wells

sixty years in art

by Richard J. Powell

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Published by Washington Project for the Arts in Washington, D.C. (434 7th St., N.W., Washington 20004) .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • African American art

  • Edition Notes

    Statementcurated and organized by Richard Powell and Jock Reynolds
    ContributionsWells, James Lesesne, 1902-, Reynolds, Jock, Washington Project for the Arts (D.C.)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsN6537.W363 P68 1986
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 58 p.
    Number of Pages58
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26883782M
    LC Control Number86051469

    (–93), African American painter, printmaker, and educator. Wells was born on Nov. 2, , in Atlanta, Ga. His father, the Rev. Frederick Wells, was a Baptist minister, and his mother, Hortensia Ruth Lesesne Wells, was a teacher whose family had come from France through Martinique. Description: James Lesesne Wells (American )Table Top Still Life of a Bowl of Fruit and a Copper Kettle Signed J.L. Wells on Masonite19 x /4 in ( x cm)Note:James Lesesne Wells was a professor of fine art at Howard University, Washington, D.C. He was known as an innovative printmaker, specializing in color linoleum.

    JAMES LESESNE WELLS, JR. Passed on FrIday, Adored husband of Linda Grant-Wells. In addItion to his wife, he is survived by his daughter, Leslie Michelle Wells; son. Transcript Preface. The following oral history transcript is the result of a recorded interview with James Lesesne Wells on Novem The interview took place in Washington, DC, and was conducted by Richard J. Powell and Jock M. Reynolds for the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

    James Wells is the author of WiFi Hacking for Beginners ( avg rating, 33 ratings, 5 reviews), Apple Cider Vinegar ( avg rating, 11 ratings, 0 rev /5. James Lesesne Wells was a printmaker, graphic artist and art teacher. He grew up in Atlanta, Georgia and in Florida, studied at Lincoln University in Pennsylvania and at Columbia University in New York.


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James Lesesne Wells studied at Lincoln University, Pennsylvania, and at the National Academy of Design and Columbia University Teachers' College in New York.

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