Full name: Anton Abraham van Anrooy
Born: January 11, 1870 in Zaltbommel, Gelderland, Netherlands
Died: February 13, 1949 in London, Greater London, Great Britain
Country: Great Britain
Sport: Art Competitions
Van Anrooy was born in Holland and educated at Delft University and graduated in 1891 as a civil engineer with a State diploma. He later studied at the Hague Academy of Art before moving to England in 1896 where he lived in Hampstead before moving to Kilburn in north-west London. He became a naturalized British citizen and was best known for his work mainly in oil, watercolours and pastel and was a regular exhibitor at the Royal Academy and also the Royal Institute of Painters in Water-Colour (of which he became a member in 1915) and the Royal Society of Portrait Painters.
He was noted for portraits, landscapes and still life and he provided artwork for many publications and literary works and in 1931 his portrayal of Isambard Kingdom’s bridge over the river Tamar at Saltash was used for the Great Western Railways poster. He was honoured with the Order of Orange Nassau and was the official war artist for the Netherlands Armed Forces.
|1928 Summer||58||Amsterdam||Art Competitions||Mixed Painting, Drawings And Water Colors||Great Britain||GBR||AC|
|1928 Summer||58||Amsterdam||Art Competitions||Mixed Painting, Paintings||Great Britain||GBR||AC|
|1932 Summer||62||Los Angeles||Art Competitions||Mixed Painting, Unknown Event||Netherlands||NED||AC|
|1928 Summer||58||Amsterdam||Art Competitions||Great Britain||Final Standings||AC||Affiche, Tour de Marathon au Stade d'Amsterdam|
|1928 Summer||58||Amsterdam||Art Competitions||Great Britain||Final Standings||AC||Portrait de Sir Henry Deterding, K.B.E.|
|1932 Summer||62||Los Angeles||Art Competitions||Netherlands||Final Standings||AC||Javanese Court Dancer|