in American National Biography Online
January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Drawing and Pastels; Painting. 1480 words.
Wyant, Alexander Helwig (11 January 1836–29 November 1892), painter, was born in Evans Creek, Tuscarawas County, Ohio, the son of Daniel Wyant, an itinerant farmer and occasional carpenter,...