Lura M. Bisant was born in Zanesville, Ohio on April 3, 1880. By 1909 Bisant had settled in Los Angeles and established an art studio in Eagle Rock. In the early 1930s she married artist Gustav Magnussen. She died in Orange, CA on July 7, 1951.
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