Andrew Varick Stout Anthony

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Andrew Varick Stout Anthony (born in New York City in 1835; died in 1906) was a United States wood engraver.


He studied drawing and engraving under the best teachers in New York,[1] and was one of the original members of the American Water Color Society. He passed part of his professional life in New York and California, but settled in Boston in 1878.[citation needed]

He was married to Mary Aurelia (Walker). His grandson was actor Osgood Perkins, his great-grandson was actor Anthony Perkins, and his great-great-grandson is actor Oz Perkins.[2]


His most conspicuous success was achieved as a line engraver. Among his best known works are the illustrations for Whittier's Snow Bound (1867), Ballads of New England (1870), and Mabel Martin (1876); Longfellow's Skeleton in Armor (1877), and Hawthorne's Scarlet Letter (1878).[1]



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