Lucien Emile Breton was born in Wyoming on Jan. 17, 1893. Breton came to San Francisco with his parents in 1894. He worked there as an artist until his death of tuberculosis on Jan. 7, 1923.
Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
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