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Oscar Lewis Fest

 (1852 - 1920)
Oscar Lewis Fest was active/lived in California / Germany.  Oscar Fest is known for Scenic Painting.

Biography   Oscar Lewis Fest

Born in Germany on Aug. 10, 1852. Fest was brought to the U.S. at age one. By 1876 he was a working artist in San Francisco. In 1884 he traveled to Fresno to paint scenes in Grady's Opera House. He died in San Francisco on March 4, 1920. Exh: Mechanics' Inst. (SF), 1881.

Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
City Directory; Art and Artists of 19th Century Fresno (Ralph J. Gorny); Death record.

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