Biography

1905 Born in Dulwich
1923 Studied at Slade School of Fine Art
Studied at the Central School of Arts and Crafts
1925 Exhibited at Abbey Gallery, London
Met and befriended Stanley William Hayter
1926 Began studying at the Académie Julian and then the Ecole des Beaux-Arts
1929 Became a member of the printmaking society La Jeune Gravure Contemporaine
1930 Settled in Paris after trips to the continent and North Africa, married Marcelle Marguerite Florenty
1931-39 Started to make animated films
1936 Produced illustrations for Cocteau's 'Les Enfants Terribles'
1938-54 Taught at the Central School of Arts and Crafts
1941 Became an official war artist
1946 War paintings exhibited at the Tate and Jeu de Paume, Paris
1955-71 Head of the Etching and Engraving Department at the Slade
1965 First President of the Print Makers Council
1981 Made Senior Royal Academician
1982 Received an OBE
1984 Died

Selected solo exhibitions

1925 Abbey Gallery, London
1927 Abbey Gallery, London
1943 National Gallery of Australia
1946 Tate Gallery, London
1952 Musée d’Rt Moderne de la Ville de Paris, Paris
1954 Imperial War Museum, London
1957 Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia
1961 Victoria and Albert Museum, London
1968 Victoria and Albert Museum, London, ‘Retrospective Exhibition: The Graphic Work of Anthony Gross’
1976 New Art Centre, London ‘Five Decades of Personal Vision 1929-76’

Selected group exhibitions

1931 Salon d’Automne, Paris
1938 Faubourg Saint-Honoré, Paris
1940 National Gallery, London
1946 Jeau de Paume, Paris
1949 Petit Palais International Print Show, Paris
1952 Sgot Le Garrec, Paris
1963 British School, Rome

Collections

Ashmolean Museum, Oxford
Boston Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
British Film Institute, London
British Museum, London
Calchographie du Louvre, Paris
City of Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery
Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge
Gabinetto Nazionale delle Stampe, Rome
Graphische Sammlung Albertina, Vienna
Graphische Sammlung, Zurich
Leeds City Art Gallery, Leeds
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
Museum of Modern Art, New York
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam
Royal Academy of Arts, London
Royal Academy of Fine Art, Stockholm
Victoria and Albert Museum, London
Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool