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ID: 500037126
 
Record Type: Person
Hancock, Walker Kirtland (American sculptor and teacher, 1901-1998)

Note: Hancock is known for his monumental war memorials, celebratory depictions of Presidents, and works with religious themes. He earned a variety of honors during his lifetime and taught at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts.

Names:
Hancock, Walker Kirtland (preferred,V,index)
Walker Kirtland Hancock (V,display)
Walker Hancock (V)
Hancock, Walker (V)

Nationalities:
American (preferred)

Roles:
artist (preferred)
teacher
sculptor

Gender: male

Birth and Death Places:
Born:  Saint Louis (St. Louis Indep. City, Missouri, United States) (inhabited place)
Died:  Gloucester (Essex county, Massachusetts, United States) (inhabited place)

Events:
awarded:   awarded Prix de Rome in 1925  Rome (Roma province, Lazio, Italy) (inhabited place)

Related People or Corporate Bodies:
student of ....  Grafly, Charles  1919-1928
..................  (American sculptor, 1862-1929) [500053705]

List/Hierarchical Position:
 ....  Persons, Artists
 ........  Hancock, Walker Kirtland (I)

Biographies:
(American sculptor and teacher, 1901-1998) ..... [VP Preferred]
(American sculptor, b.1901) ..... [GRLPSC]

Sources and Contributors:
Hancock, Walker ........ [GRLPSC Preferred, VP]
................................  Opitz, Dictionary of American Sculptors (1984)
Hancock, Walker Kirtland ........ [GRLPSC, VP Preferred]
.................................................  Getty Research Library Photo Archive database
.................................................  Herring, Walker Hancock, New York Times (1999) A13
Walker Hancock ........ [VP]
..............................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
Walker Kirtland Hancock ........ [VP]
...............................................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules

Subject: ........ [GRLPSC, VP]
....................  Getty Research Library Photo Archive database
....................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
....................  Herring, Walker Hancock, New York Times (1999) A13
....................  Opitz, Dictionary of American Sculptors (1984)
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
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