William Valentine Herancourt was active/lived in South Dakota, Kansas. William Herancourt is known for birds-eye town views.
Biography William Herancourt
Fl.1880s, Kansas City. Designer. Lived at 96 Hall Building in 1888-89. Likely same as the William V. Herancourt who painted birds-eye town views in the early 1880's.
Susan Craig, "Biographical Dictionary of Kansas Artists (active before 1945)"
Kansas State Gazetteer and Business Directory. Detroit: R.L. Polk & Co. (v.1= 1878-9 v.5= 1886 v.9= 1900) (v.2= 1880 v.6= 1888-89 v.10= 1904) (v.3= 1882-83 v.7= 1891 v.11= 1908) (v.4= 1884-85 v.8= 1894 v.12= 1912) 1888-89; AskArt, www.askart.com, accessed Dec. 16, 2005.
This and over 1,750 other biographies can be found in Biographical Dictionary of Kansas Artists (active before 1945) compiled by Susan V. Craig, Art & Architecture Librarian at University of Kansas.