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Ernest Wilson

 (1885 - 1969)
Ernest Marius Wilson was active/lived in California / Sweden.  Ernest Wilson is known for painting, graphic art, illustration, commercial art.

Biography   Ernest Wilson

Born in Göteborg, Sweden on June 24, 1885, Wilson settled in Los Angeles about 1921. He received a B.A. degree from the University of California, and further studied there at the Art Center School and with Carl Oscar Borg.

He was an art teacher at Thomas Edison High School from the late 1920s.  He died in Los Angeles on August 28, 1969.

Member: Carlsbad-Oceanside Art League.

Los Angeles County Fair (Pomona), 1922, 1924; Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 1925, 1930; Santa Monica Art Association, 1946-48.

Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
Southern California Artists (Nancy Moure); California Arts and Architecture list, 1932; Who's Who in American Art 1956-62; Death record.

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