(1819 - 1882)
William W. Walcutt was active/lived in New York, Ohio. William Walcutt is known for sculptor-portrait, genre, history.
Biography William Walcutt
The following is from David Walcutt of Arlington, Virginia:
William Walcutt was born April 28, 1819 at Columbus, Ohio and died on April 22, 1882 at 446 West 57th Street in New York City. On September 10, 1860, a statue he designed of commodore Oliver Hazard Perry was dedicated at Cleveland, Ohio. The commemorative booklet about the event by the Cleveland City Council includes the following biographical information:
"He studied surveying and engineering under a private tutor, and spent several years in pursuing a regular course of studies at Granville College [probably a church-run-secondary school]. Impatient of restraint, he began his career as a painter of portraits at the age of sixteen. . . But his father had marked for hi
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