Selection of prints by Stanley Anderson

This set of engravings belongs to the English Country Crafts series made by Stanley Anderson between 1933 and 1953.

Details

Medium:
Engravings, signed with monogram
Dimensions:
Various; approx. 16 x 14cm
Art Fund grant:
£4,411 ( Total: £4,901)
Acquired in:
2016
Vendor:
Roseberys

In his pictures Anderson sought to record manual tasks and ways of rural life that were thought to be in danger of vanishing. Among the skills represented are thatching, tree felling and rake- and basket-making. Many of the craftspeople featured in the prints have been identified and the collection at the Museum of English Rural Life includes tools that belonged to them. Anderson's pictures now provide handsome illustrations for the ways in which these tools were used.

Provenance

Works purchased directly from the artist by the parents of the present owner

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