Duane Evans Lyons was born in Missouri in 1885. Lyon studied at Missouri State University. After moving to Los Angeles in 1909 to study architecture, he began sketching scenes of Chinatown.
Exhibited: Ebell Club (Los Angeles), 1913; Hollywood Public Library, 1913; Metropolitan Bldg (Los Angeles), 1917.
Source: Edan Hughes, author of the book "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
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