(1895 - 1955)
Ferdinand Edward Walcher was active/lived in Missouri. Ferdinand Walcher is known for figure, portrait, rural and urban view.
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Biography Ferdinand Walcher
Born in Saint Louis, Missouri in 1895, Ferdinand Walcher, nicknamed Eddy, became known for figurative portraiture, rural, and urban views, and his subject matter was influenced by the Ash Can School. He graduated from Yeatman High School in 1914, and in 1917 went into the United States Army, serving In World War I.
He received his artistic training at the Saint Louis School of Fine Arts and Washington University, where Edmund Wuerpel was an influential teacher. In 1921, he attended the Chicago Art Institute followed by night classes in commercial art. During this time he lived at the Chicago YMCA Hotel. He also studied in New York with Frank DuMond at the Art Students League. During this time Walcher also studied under John Singer Sa
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