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 Ben Abril  (1923 - 1995)

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Lived/Active: California      Known for: historical sites, landscape, structure

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BIOGRAPHY for Ben Abril
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1923 (Los Angeles, California)
 
Death
1995

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California

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Born in Los Angeles, California, Ben Abril is known for his paintings, primarily in watercolor, of California landmarks. He became an active painter who taught oil painting and belonged to art clubs in Laguna, Beverly Hills, San Gabriel, and Brea. His paintings are at the Los Angeles County Museum of Natural History, and the U.S. Navy collection, and the King of Spain has one of the San Luis Rey Mission near Oceanside. When he visited Los Angeles, Pope John received a painting of Abril's.

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