(1870 - 1952)
Adolph Alexander Weinman was active/lived in New York / Germany. Adolph Weinman is known for classical figure sculpture, medalist.
Biography Adolph Weinman
Adolph Alexander Weinman is best known for his architectural sculpture
and for designing the "Walking Liberty" on the half-dollar and ten-cent
coins of 1916. Weinman was born in Karlsruhe, Germany in 1870 and came
to the United States at the age of ten. Weinmann first studied at
the Cooper Union School in New York and later at the Art Students
League in New York. For five years he studied at the studio of
the sculptor, Philip Martiny, and improved his artistic skills as a
student of the famous Augustus Saint-Gaudens.
Weinman opened a
studio in New York, where his figure sculptures were well
received. By 1906 he was elected a member of the National
Academy. Works by Weinman can be found in a number o
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