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Anthony Frederick Augustus Sandys

Born: 1-May-1829
Birthplace: Norwich, England
Died: 25-Jun-1904
Location of death: London, England
Cause of death: unspecified

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Occupation: Painter

Nationality: England
Executive summary: Pre-Raphaelite British painter

Pre-Raphaelite British artist. Was friends with Dante Gabriel Rossetti, after drawing a caricature of the artist sitting on a donkey. Was also friends with James Whistler. Most of his paintings and drawings were of women. Illustrated less than twenty-five books and magazines. Produced woodcuts, drawings, and painted portraits. Worked in chalk, also. His oil paintings include Mary Magdalene, Morgan le Fay, Medea, Helen of Troy, and Love's Shadow.

Wife: MaryJones (actress)
Daughter: Gertrude (married Lionel Crane, son of Walter Crane)
Sister: Emma Sandys (artist)
Daughter: Mildred Sandys



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