Old Bill Williams
This mountain man bronze was the original prototype for the eight-foot tall monument of Bill Williams erected
by the City of Williams, AZ.
Price: $3857 (ref 9/9)
16.5 x 4 x 5 inches
BR Pettit created this piece prior to 1980 as a proto-type for
the monument that was cast at the foundry at University of Northern Arizona (NAU) and erected by the City of
Williams, AZ. Senator Barry Goldwater conducted the unveiling ceremonies.
Bill Pettit taught at NAU as he worked for his master's degree. This
piece is now available in limited quantities. The NAU grad is one of many successful Arizona artists that
came out of Northern Arizona University.
B R Pettit was an Arizonan artist who is best known for his monumental
statue entitled "Ole Bill Williams" that stands as a sentinel to "The Gateway for the Grand Canyon" in Williams,
AZ. The eight-foot tall monument of the mountain man, for whom Williams, AZ was named, has become a Route 66