(1871 - 1963)
Walter Bowman Russell was active/lived in New York, Massachusetts. Walter Russell is known for portrait bust, illustrator, sculptor.
The following is from Charles Hardy, Walpole MA, who is writing a biography of the artist:
Walter Bowman Russell was born in Boston May 19, 1871 and died in Waynesboro VA on his 92nd birthday, 1963. He left school at age 10 and became a musician. He put himself through the Massachusetts Normal School of Art and was self-supporting by 1891. He was taught by Ernest Major and Albert Munsell in Boston, and worked with Marcus Waterman briefly. He then went to Paris and studied under Jean Paul Laurens at the Academie Julien. From his youth he seemed to be at the right place at the right time; for example, he played for Paderewski and discussed an illustration job with Mark Twain in 1891-1892. After his marriage to Helen May Andrews he mov ... Displaying 750 of 2581 characters.