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Anthony Gross

Full name: Anthony Gross
Gender: Male
Born: March 19, 1905 in Dulwich, Greater London, Great Britain
Died: September 8, 1984 in Le Boulvé, Lot, France
Country: GBR Great Britain
Sport: Art Competitions


Anthony Gross was of Hungarian-Irish descent, and his sister Phyllis Isobella Pearsall later became a famous writer. Gross studied at Repton and Slade, and later at Paris and Madrid. After his marriage to French fashion artist Marcelle Florenty he went to France where he created a number of animated films, returning to Britain in 1934, where he painted and created graphics.

During World War II Gross was an Official War Artist. He painted within the Egyptian, Syrian, Palestinian, Kurdistan, Lebanese, and Mesopotamian theatres of war. He was also involved in the D-Day landing of the Allied troops on Normandy and painted beachscapes. After World War II Gross returned to London where he mainly produced lithographs. His extensive travels abroad inspired him over and over again


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1948 Summer 43 London Art Competitions Mixed Painting, Unknown Event Great Britain GBR AC

Mixed Painting, Unknown Event

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank
1948 Summer 43 London Art Competitions Great Britain Final Standings AC
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