Judson, W. L. (William Lees), 1842-1928.

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Painter and instructor William Lees Judson (1842-1928), born in Manchester, England, came to the U.S. in 1852 and later settled in California in 1893. Under his leadership a group of craftsmen and artists published the ARROYO CRAFTSMAN (1909). He also established the Los Angeles College of Fine Arts, forerunner of the University of Southern California's College of Fine Arts, where Judson later served as dean.

From the description of W.L. (William Lees) Judson papers, 1861-1957. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 82099733

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Birth 1842

Death 1928

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