Born in California on October 21, 1881. By 1900 Metcalf had settled in San Francisco. He studied at the Mark Hopkins Art Institute in 1901-02 and then was a polisher in a jewelry store. He died there on June 10, 1951.
Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
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