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Wheeler Williams Portrait

Wheeler Williams Portrait

Wheeler Williams

Born:
Chicago, Illinois 1897

Died:
Madison, Connecticut 1972

Active in:

  • Paris, France
  • New York, New York

Photo Caption:
Wheeler Williams, Peter A. Juley & Son Collection, Smithsonian American Art Museum J0002287

Photo Caption:
Wheeler Williams at work in his studio, Peter A. Juley & Son Collection, Smithsonian American Art Museum J0112787

Biography

Sculptor, a founder and president of the American Artist Professional League. He studied sculpture at the Art Institute of Chicago and architecture at Harvard; portrait, garden and animal sculpture dominated his work.

Joan Stahl American Artists in Photographic Portraits from the Peter A. Juley & Son Collection (Washington, D.C. and Mineola, New York: National Museum of American Art and Dover Publications, Inc., 1995)

Additional Biographies

Luce Artist Biography

Sculptor Wheeler Williams studied at the École des Beaux-Arts in Paris, and his works include the west pediment of the Interstate Commerce Building in Washington, D.C. Williams was also president and a founder of the American Artists Professional League.