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Last NameAnsdell    
Given NameRichard    
alt. NamesR. A. ;    
MarriageMaria Romer in 1841    
Year born1815 in Liverpool (Merseyside)    
Year died1885    
Place of deathFarnborough, Hampshire / "Collingwood Tower" near Frimley, Surrey    
Father's occupationfreeman at a port of Liverpool    
Education1824-28 Bluecoat School Liverpool; teacher for portraiture W. C. Smith in Chatham; 1836 studied at Liverpool Academy;     
Country of ActivityUnited Kingdom    
Worked forManchester Royal Institution ; Art Union London ; Etching Club ;    
Patronagemember of Royal Academy ;    
Collaboratorsjourney to Spain with John Phillip ; Thomas Creswick ; W. P. Frith ;    
Techniqueszoological painting, engraving, and etching    
Sample(s)http://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Richard_Ansdell; http://www.artrenewal.org/pages/artist.php?artistid=242;     
Archival sources    
Published sourcesAKL 4 1992: 193 ; ThB 1 1907: 537 ; Nissen: Zoolog. Buchillustration 1969/78 ;    

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