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ID: 500017827
 
Record Type: Person
Wilson, Ellis (American painter, 1900-1977)

Note: A graduate of the Art Institute of Chicago, Wilson worked as an interior decorator and a commercial artist. He was particularily fascinated by Haiti, which is reflected in his paintings.

Names:
Wilson, Ellis (preferred,V,index,LC)
Ellis Wilson (V,display)

Nationalities:
American (preferred)
African-American

Roles:
artist (preferred)
painter

Gender: male

Birth and Death Places:
Born:  Mayfield (Graves county, Kentucky, United States) (inhabited place)

Events:
active:   New York City (New York state, United States) (inhabited place)

List/Hierarchical Position:
 ....  Persons, Artists
 ........  Wilson, Ellis (I)

Biographies:
(American painter, 1900-1977) ..... [BHA Preferred]
(artist, 1899-1977) ..... [GRL]

Sources and Contributors:
Ellis Wilson ........ [VP]
..........................  Lewis, African American Art and Artists (2003) 75
Wilson, Ellis ........ [BHA Preferred, GRL Preferred]
............................  BHA, Authority file (1973-)
............................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) n 99255289

Subject: ........ [BHA, GRL, VP]
....................  BHA, Authority file (1973-)
....................  Cederholm, Afro-American artists (1973)
....................  Lewis, African American Art and Artists (2003) 75-76; 75
....................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.)
....................  New York Public Library, Catalog of Art & Architecture (1975)
....................  NY Times obit.
....................  Thieme-Becker, Allgemeines Lexikon der Kunstler (1980-1986)
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
.......... Lewis, African American Art and Artists (2003) 75-76
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