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ID: 500034513
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/ulan/500034513

 

Record Type: Person
Wells, James Lesesne (American painter and printmaker, 1902-1993)

Note: Wells was a successful African-American printermaker and painter associated with Howard University.

Names:
Wells, James Lesesne (preferred,V,index,English-P,NA,U)
James Lesesne Wells (V,display)
Wells, James Lesene (V)

Nationalities:
American (preferred)
African American

Roles:
artist (preferred)
painter
printmaker
lithographer
etcher
illustrator
educator
designer
professor

Gender: male

Birth and Death Places:
Born:  Atlanta (Fulton county, Georgia, United States) (inhabited place)

Events:
active:   Washington (DC, United States) (inhabited place)

Related People or Corporate Bodies:
associated with ....  Howard University. School of Architecture  
............................  (American architectural firm, contemporary) [500227001]

List/Hierarchical Position:
 ....  Persons, Artists
 ........  Wells, James Lesesne (I)

Biographies:
(American painter and printmaker, 1902-1993) ..... [VP Preferred]
(American painter 1903-) ..... [GRLPA]
(American artist, active 1959) ..... [WL-Courtauld]
(African American professor , 1902-1993) ..... [GRL]

Additional Names:

Sources and Contributors:
James Lesesne Wells ........ [VP, WL-Courtauld]
.......................................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
Wells, James Lesene ........ [VP]
.......................................  Driskell, Two centuries of black American art (1976) p. 163
Wells, James Lesesne ........ [GRL Preferred, GRLPA Preferred, VP Preferred, WL-Courtauld Preferred]
.........................................  Driskell, Two centuries of black American art (1976) 163
.........................................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-) NAFR9526298
.........................................  Vollmer, K√ľnstler-Lexikon 20. Jahrhunderts (1953-62)
.........................................  Witt Library, Authority files

Subject: ........ [Gallery Systems, GRL, GRLPA, VP, WL-Courtauld]
....................  Ask Art [online] (2003) accessed 13 January 2003
....................  DC Library Website, March 13, 2015 (James Lesesne Wells (Nov. 2, 1902, Atlanta, Georgia - Jan. 20, 1993, Washington, DC) an African-American leading graphic artist and art teacher, whose work reflected the vitality of the Harlem Renaissance; professor at at Howard University, was an innovator in the field of printmaking) {http://dclibrarylabs.org/blkren/bios/wellsjl.html}
....................  Driskell, David C. Two centuries of black American art, 1976: bp. 163 (Wells, James Lesesne; painter, printmaker, educator; b. Atlanta, Georgia 1902)
....................  Driskell, Two centuries of black American art (1976) p. 163; 163
....................  Gallery Systems (2000-) LOC ID: nr95026298
....................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
....................  GRIL NACO contribution (n.d.)
....................  Lewis, African American Art and Artists (2003) 96-97
....................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) LOC ID: nr95026298
....................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-) NAFR9526298; http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/nr95026298
....................  RLIN data base, 03/14/96 (hdg.: Wells, James Lesesne; usage: James Lesesne Wells)
....................  ULAN, Jan. 19, 2007 (Wells, James Lesesne; American painter and printmaker, 1902-1993; variant form of name: Wells, James Lesene)
....................  Vollmer, K√ľnstler-Lexikon 20. Jahrhunderts (1953-62)
....................  Witt Library, Authority files
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
.......... Lewis, African American Art and Artists (2003) 96-97
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