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Edgar Walter

 (1877 - 1938)
Edgar Melville Walter was active/lived in California.  Edgar Walter is known for sculptor-animal and figure.

Biography   Edgar Walter

Sculptor. Born in San Francisco, CA in 1877.

Walter studied locally with Arthur Mathews and Douglas Tilden at the School of Design, and then continued in Paris with Cormon and Perrin.

He taught at the CSFA (1927-36) and maintained a residence in San Francisco at 1803 Franklin Street until his death on March 2, 1938.

Exh: Paris Salon, 1898-1906; San Francisco Art Association, 1900-20; PPIE, 1915; Helgesen Gallery (SF), 1916 (with Frank Van Sloun); NSS, 1923; SFMA, 1935; GGIE, 1939; Toledo (OH) Museum. In: MM; SF Opera House (spandrels); Morningside Park, NYC (Bear and Faun). & Ber, p. 59; CA&A; Fid; Ben; AAA 1912; CAS; 100 Years of Calif. Sculpture cat.

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