Charles Ansell (painter)
Charles Ansell (born 1752), flourished towards the close of the 18th century was an English painter.
His name occurred only twice (1780 & 1781) in the catalogues of the Royal Academy. He was celebrated for his drawings of the horse, but also drew domestic subjects. His most celebrated work, Life and death of a Racehorse was engraved in a set of six plates by Francis Jukes, and published in 1784 by John Walker Carver & Printseller.
Other works were The graces of archery or elegant airs, attitudes and lady traps and a six plate set The life of a horse. Other works engraved by Peltro William Tomkins were The English Dressing Room, The English Fire Side, The French Dressing Room' and 'The French Fire Side.
- This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domain: Bryan, Michael (1886). "Ansell, Charles". In Graves, Robert Edmund. Bryan's Dictionary of Painters and Engravers (A–K). I (3rd ed.). London: George Bell & Sons.
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