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Lou Ernest Wall

 (1865 - 1914)
Lou Ernest Wall was active/lived in California.  Lou Wall is known for painting.

Biography   Lou Ernest Wall

Born in San Francisco, CA in 1865. Wall studied art in Berlin and Paris under Skarbina and Courtois in 1891. Returning to San Francisco, she soon was active in the local art scene. From her studio came Chinatown subjects, portraits and figure studies. About 1901 she married J. B. Williams and stopped painting to raise a family. She died in her native city on Oct. 21, 1914. Exh: World's Columbian Expo (Chicago), 1893; Calif. State Fair, 1893-96; San Francisco Art Association, 1890s; Mechanics' Inst. (SF), 1893-97; Calif. Midwinter Int'l Expo, 1894; Oakland Industrial Expo, 1896.

Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
City Directory; Census; Death record.

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