School of Art

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School of Art
Aberystwyth University
Buarth Mawr
SY23 1NG

Tel: +44 (0)1970 622460

Fax: +44 (0)1970 622461


Display artist/maker:

Anthony Gross

Born: 1905, UK, England, London, Dulwich   Died: 1984, Le Boulvé, France

Painter, printmaker, animator and illustrator. Son of a suffragette and a Hungarian map publisher. Husband of the fashion-artist Daisy Florenty (1899-1988). Studied at the Slade School of Fine Art, 1923, at the Académie Julian in Paris, 1923-24 and 1926-27, and at the Academia de San Fernando in Madrid, 1924. During the early 1930s he lived mainly in Paris where he shared a studio with his friend the printmaker William Hayter (1901-1988). He worked as an Official War Artist throughout the Second World War travelling to the Middle East, India and Burma and painting over 500 pictures. He taught at the Slade School of Fine Art, 1954-71. He was appointed President of the Print Makers' Council in 1965 and was made a member of the Royal Academy in 1980. He produced watercolours, etchings, illustrations and animated cartoons

Objects in the collections associated with this artist/maker

Landscape in Yellow PR5152 Prints

The Valley No.1 PR2663 Prints

Woman and Wheelbarrow PR2664 Prints