(1891 - 1972)
William Alan Couper was active/lived in Florida, California / Italy. William Couper is known for fishing scene, marine and seascape painting.
Biography William Couper
William Alan Couper (1891-1972)
Born in Florence, Italy, Mr. Couper came to the United states with his parents. He was a third generation artist. His grandfather was the famous William Ball who sculptured the bust of Danial Webster in New York's Central Park. His father, William Couper, was another sculptor of note; his most famous work was a statue of Capt. John Smith, which is placed at the Pilgrim landing at Jamestown Island, Virginia.
Mr. Couper was educated in the United States and served with the U.S. Navy during World War I. He was married in Newark, New Jersey in 1918 to Constance Rusby. The couple celebrated their golden wedding anniversary at the Hatchery in 1968. The couple lived in Contra Co
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