ANTHONY FREDERICK AUGUSTUS SANDYS
Anthony Frederick Augustus Sandys was one of the most important artist’s of the Pre-Raphaelite era. He was a painter, illustrator and draughtsman and his works were focused mainly on mythological subjects and portraits. With an unsurpassed control of line, Sandys, along with Millais, is deemed the most successful of the group in woodcut illustration. In 1846 Sandys attended the Norwich School of Design. In the same and next year his talent was recognized by the Society of Arts. In 1899 he became a member of the Executive Committee of the International Society of Sculptors, Painters and Gravers.