Adolph Alexander Weinman

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Birthday
11, 1870
Birthplace
Germany
Death Date
Aug 8, 1952 (81)
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
11, 1870
Birthplace
Germany
Death Date
Aug 8, 1952 (81)

About

American sculptor and architectural sculptor remembered as the designer of the Walking Liberty Half Dollar.

Before Fame

He attended evening classes at Cooper Union and later studied at the Art Students League of New York with sculptors Augustus Saint-Gaudens and Philip Martiny.

Trivia

He was one of 250 sculptors who exhibited in the 3rd Sculpture International held at the Philadelphia Museum of Art.

Family Life

His son Robert Weinman was also a sculptor.

Associated With

He and Don Figlozzi both studied at Cooper Union.