Charles Ansell (painter)

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Charles Ansell
Born 1752
Nationality English
Known for Painting

Charles Ansell (born 1752), flourished towards the close of the 18th century was an English painter.

Work[edit]

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.[1]

Other works were The graces of archery or elegant airs, attitudes and lady traps and a six plate set The life of a horse.[2] Other works engraved by Peltro William Tomkins[3] were The English Dressing Room, The English Fire Side, The French Dressing Room' and 'The French Fire Side.[4][5]

References[edit]

Attribution:

  • Public Domain This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domainBryan, Michael (1886). "Ansell, Charles". In Graves, Robert Edmund. Bryan's Dictionary of Painters and Engravers (A–K). I (3rd ed.). London: George Bell & Sons.