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William Etienne Pajaud

 (1925 - 2015)
William Etienne Pajaud was active/lived in California, Louisiana.  William Pajaud is known for Afro-American figurative and landscape painting, art collecting.

William Etienne Pajaud

Following is the obituary of William Pajaud  by David Colker from the Los Angeles Times, December 7, 2015.

William Pajaud dies at 89; watercolorist amassed prominent collection of African American art

Artist William Pajaud was a highly respected watercolorist, but he was better known for collecting the works of others.

Over more than 20 years — and on a shoestring budget — he painstakingly put together one of the most prominent collections of African American art in the country, with works by Charles White, Betye Saar, Elizabeth Catlett, Jacob Lawrence and other well-known artists.

The collection became a point of pride to the African American community in Los Angeles — busloads of students toured it.  ...  Displaying 750 of 9049 characters.

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About  William Etienne Pajaud

Born:  1925 - New Orleans, Louisiana
Died:   2015 - Los Angeles, California
Known for:  Afro-American figurative and landscape painting, art collecting