Stanley Anderson was born in 1884 in Bristol, son of an engraver who gave him the initial training as heraldic engraver. He studied in London at the Royal College of Art and at Goldsmiths’ College.

Anderson was for many years a member of the engraving faculty at the British School in Rome and in 1938 was chosen by the British Council as the sole British representative of line engraving and drypoint at the Venice Biennale. During his career he won several awards and medals.

He lived in Buckinghamshire.

Reference Bibliography:
Buckman D., 2006, Artists in Britain since 1945, Vol 1, Art Dictionaries Ltd, Bristol