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(Alfred Charles) Stanley Anderson

(1884-1966), Engraver, etcher and watercolour painter

Sitter in 8 portraits
Artist of 3 portraits
Anderson was responsible for reviving line engraving as a mode of original graphic expression, when it had become all but obsolete. He learned the process as an apprentice to a heraldic engraver, but initially achieved fame as an etcher and drypointist in the renaissance of British etching during and after World War I. In 1929 he turned his skills to engraving on a copper plate, and he will chiefly be remembered for his engravings of English rural crafts dating from 1932, for which he was made CBE in 1951.

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Stanley Anderson, by Stanley Anderson - NPG 6057

Stanley Anderson

by Stanley Anderson
line engraving, 1933
NPG 6057

Stanley Anderson, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x36660

Stanley Anderson

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 17 February 1921
NPG x36660

Stanley Anderson, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x36661

Stanley Anderson

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 17 February 1921
NPG x36661

Stanley Anderson, by Walter Stoneman - NPG x163620

Stanley Anderson

by Walter Stoneman
bromide print, May 1946
NPG x163620

Stanley Anderson, by Francis Dodd - NPG D7015

Stanley Anderson

by Francis Dodd
etching and drypoint, 1931
NPG D7015

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Stanley Anderson

by Walter Stoneman
half-plate glass negative, May 1946
NPG x187955

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Stanley Anderson

by Walter Stoneman
half-plate glass negative, May 1946
NPG x187956

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