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Walker Hancock papers, 1911-1995

Creator:
Hancock, Walker Kirtland, 1901-1998  Search this
Hancock, Walker Kirtland, 1901-1998  Search this
Subject:
Beaux, Cecilia  Search this
Crouse, Timothy  Search this
Jennewein, Carl Paul  Search this
Kreis, Henry  Search this
Manship, Paul  Search this
Tarkington, Booth  Search this
Zorach, William  Search this
Stone Mountain Confederate Monumental Association  Search this
Stone Mountain Memorial (Ga.)  Search this
Type:
Interviews
Topic:
Sculpture, Modern -- 20th century -- United States  Search this
Theme:
Lives of American Artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)7236
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)209377
AAA_collcode_hancwalk
Theme:
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_209377

Walker Hancock papers

Creator:
Hancock, Walker Kirtland, 1901-1998  Search this
Names:
Stone Mountain Confederate Monumental Association  Search this
Stone Mountain Memorial (Ga.)  Search this
Beaux, Cecilia, 1855-1942  Search this
Crouse, Timothy  Search this
Jennewein, Carl Paul, 1890-  Search this
Kreis, Henry, 1899-1963  Search this
Manship, Paul, 1885-1966  Search this
Tarkington, Booth, 1869-1946  Search this
Zorach, William, 1887-1966  Search this
Extent:
21.1 Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Interviews
Date:
1911-1995
Scope and Contents:
Correspondence with artists including Cecilia Beaux, Timothy Crouse, Carl Paul Jennewein, Henry Kreis, Paul Manship, Booth Tarkington, William Zorach, and others; project and commission files including the Stone Mountain Confederate Memorial in Georgia among others; committee files; personal business records; writings; sketches; photographs and negatives of Hancock, works of art, and political figures taken in preparation of portrait busts; printed material; and an interview transcript relating to Hancock's career as a sculptor.
Biographical / Historical:
Walker Hancock (1901-1998) was a sculptor from Gloucester, Massachusetts. Hancock was born in 1901 in St. Louis, Missouri. He studied at Washington University for one year before moving on to the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, where he studied under Charles Grafly. He taught at PAFA from 1929 to 1967. During his career, he produced hundreds of realistic works, ranging from a 39 foot bronze angel in the 30th St. Station in Philadelphia, to a bust of former President Geroge H.W. Bush in the Capitol, to a monumental statue of James Madison in the Library of Congress, to a Christ figure in the central altar in the National Cathedral in Washington. Hancock first visited Gloucester in 1921, built a studio there, and later moved there permanently. He died at home at age 97.
Provenance:
Donated 1974-1996 by Walker Hancock and in 2017 by Deane French Hancock, Hancock's daughter and executor.
Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center.
Occupation:
Sculptors -- Massachusetts -- Gloucester  Search this
Topic:
Sculpture, Modern -- 20th century -- United States  Search this
Genre/Form:
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.hancwalk
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-hancwalk

The sculpture of Walker Hancock : [exhibition] April 14 through July 22, 1989, Cape Anne Historical Association, Gloucester, Massachusetts

Author:
Hancock, Walker Kirtland 1901-1998  Search this
Ambler, Louise Todd  Search this
Crouse, Timothy  Search this
Cape Ann Historical Association  Search this
Subject:
Hancock, Walker Kirtland 1901- Exhibitions  Search this
Physical description:
75 p. : ill., ports. ; 27 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1989
C1989
Call number:
N40.1.H2253 C23 1989
N40.1.H2253C23 1989
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_378203

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