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Stanley Anderson
Date: British painter, 1884–1966
Biography: Alfred Charles Stanley Anderson CBE (1884-1966). British engraver, etcher and watercolor painter. Early training was received in evening classes at the Bristol School of Art. Apprenticed as a heraldic engraver during which time he learned to etch on metal. Won and engraving scholarship from the British Institution. Largely self-taught. Joined the Royal Society of Painters-Etchers and Engravers as an Associate in 1910; Fellow, 1923. In 1925 he became engraving tutor at Goldsmith’s, London. From 1930-52 he was a member of the Engraving Faculty at the British School at Rome. Was elected Associate of the Royal Academy in 1934; full member, 1941.