Born in France in 1850. Having moved to Washington, DeVitan was in Spokane in 1910 and Seattle in 1920. By 1930 he had settled in San Diego. He died there in poverty on January 16, 1937.
Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
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