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us: Leason, Percy, 1889-1959


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    • Birth Date

        (edtf) 1889-02-23
    • Death Date

        (edtf) 1959-09-11
    • Birth Place

        (naf) Victoria (Australia)
    • Death Place

        (naf) Staten Island (New York, N.Y.)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Australia
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) United States
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Melbourne (Vic.)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Sydney (N.S.W.)
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: Victorian Artists Society
    • Gender

        (lcdgt) Males
    • Field of Activity

        (lcsh) Art
          (lcsh) Lithography
            (lcsh) Painting
              (lcsh) Magazine Illustration
                (lcsh) Caricatures and cartoons
              • Occupation

                  (lcsh) Artists
                    (lcsh) Lithographers
                      (lcsh) Painters
                        (lcsh) Illustrators
                          (lcsh) Cartoonists
                      • Sources

                        • found: Lawson, H. Selected poems of Henry Lawson, 1980 (added entry) : title page (Percy Leason) publisher's note (born 1889)
                        • found: His Percy Leason, 1889-1959, 1989: page 1 (d. 09-11-59)
                        • found: Tasca, Margot. Percy Leason, 2016: title page (artist) page 9 (Percy Alexander Leason born 23rd February 1889 on a remote farm in the Wimmera region of Australia's western Victoria) page 18 (moved to Melbourne in 1906) page 21 (exhibited at the Victorian Artists' Society from 1910 onwards) page 79 (cartoon succes eclipses painting career) page 186 (moved to New York in 1939) page 233 (died in New York, September 11, 1959)
                        • found: Australian dictionary of biography website, March 10, 2017 (Percy Alexander Leason (1889-1959) was born on 23 February 1889 at Kaniva, Victoria; apprenticed as a lithographic artist in Melbourne; worked as an illustrator; moved to Sydney in 1917; moderate recognition as a painter; settled in New York in 1938; died September 11, 1959 at Staten Island)
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