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Walter Winans, 1852-1920

Nationality: American
Date of Birth: 1852
Place of Birth: Russia
Date of Death: 1920.08.12
Place of Death: Parsloe's Park, Barking, Essex

Life:

Walter Winans was a painter and sculptor, the son of William L. Winans and a relation of JW's by marriage. Born in Russia where his father worked for the firm of Harrison, Winans and Eastwick in St Petersburg, he seems to have lived periodically in London where his family later settled. He exhibited at the Royal Academy, the Glasgow Institute of Fine Arts, the Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool and elsewhere between 1894 and 1920.

Bibliography:

Greutzner, A., and Johnson, J., The Dictionary of British Artists 1880-1940, Woodbridge, Suffolk, 1980; UK census 1881 from http://www.familysearch.org (accessed 2004);