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Estol Wilson

 (1879 - 1958)
Estol Wilson was active/lived in New York, California.  Estol Wilson is known for painting.

Biography   Estol Wilson


Born in Indiana on Nov. 1, 1878. Before serving in WWI, Wilson painted miniatures. Due to shellshock he was partially blind for several years following the war. He established a studio in Los Angeles in 1926 and, then unable to paint miniatures, produced portraits, flower pieces, and still lifes while working as a freelance commercial artist. He died in Los Angeles at Veterans Hospital on Feb. 27, 1958.

Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
Southern California Artists (Nancy Moure); City Directory; Death record.

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