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Winans, Walter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/benz/9780199773787.article.B00197746
Winans, Walter

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American, 19th – 20th century, male.

Active in Great Britain and in the USA.

Born 1852, in St Petersburg, to an American father; died 12 August 1920, in London.

Painter, sculptor. Genre scenes, sporting subjects. Equestrian groups.

Walter Winans spent most of his career in England where he was known for his bronzes on sporting themes, particularly horses. When arts were included in the Olympic games, he won a gold medal with his work An American Trotter in Stockholm in ...

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Subjects: Painting ; Sculpture and Carving ; 20th-Century Art ; 19th-Century Art ; Art of the United States

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