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ANDERSON, William (1757 - 1837), Painter, watercolourist, draughtsman

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
ANDERSON, William (1757 - 1837), Painter, watercolourist, draughtsman

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British, 18th – 19th century, male.

Born 1757, in Scotland; died 27 May 1837.

Painter, watercolourist, draughtsman. Battles, church interiors, landscapes, waterscapes, seascapes, harbour scenes.

William Anderson produced, in the main, modest crayon compositions which are pleasant on the eye and are distinguished by their use of light and shade. He also painted, almost exclusively river views and seascapes, but his work also includes an

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