Frederick Sandys

Frederick Sandys (1829-1904) was an artist born in Norwich, England, and was associated with the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood.

Frederick Sandys Summary:

  • Born Anthony Frederick Augustus Sands, he changed his last name to Sandys in 1855.
  • He trained under his father, Anthony Sandys, who was also an artist.
  • He won several medals while he was a student at the Royal Society of Arts.
  • Sandys was a founding member of the International Society of Sculptors, Painters, and Gravers.
  • He encouraged his sister, Emma, to pursue art as a career.

Frederick Sandys Famous Paintings:

  • Love’s Shadow (1867)
  • Morgana la Fay (1864)
  • Medea (1866-1868)
  • Helen of Troy (ca. 1866)
  • Vivien (1863)
  • Berenice, Queen of Egypt (1867)

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