(1852 - 1920)
Walter W. Winans was active/lived in Maryland / England, France, Russian Federation. Walter Winans is known for horse and western theme sculpture.
Biography Walter Winans
Born in St. Petersburg, Russia to wealthy American parents, Walter Winans was known for his hunting, trotting-horse racing skills and realist sculpture of racehorses, cowboys and Indians.
As a recognized sculptor, he earned an Olympic gold medal in Stockholm in 1912 for his bronze, An American Trotter. Winans as a sharpshooter was described in Cybershooters, an internet source for sporting-gun enthusiasts, as "one of the greatest pistol shots of the late 19th and early 29th centuries." He won two Olympic medals for competitive shooting, a Gold Medal in 1908 in London and a Silver Medal in Stockholm.
Although he was an American citizen whose family was rooted in Vermont, Maryland, and New Jersey, Winan
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