Anthony Bailey (author)
British writer and art historian
|Born||5 January 1933|
Portsmouth, England, UK
|Died||13 May 2020 (aged 87)|
|Alma mater||Merton College, Oxford|
|Genre||Nonfiction, Art History|
|Notable works||Velázquez and The Surrender of Breda |
Vermeer: A View of Delft
Standing in the Sun: A Life of J.M.W. Turner
|Children||4 daughters, 9 grandchildren|
|Relatives||Bridget Sojourner (sister)|
In 1955, he emigrated to New York City and became a staff writer at The New Yorker magazine for over 30 years. He wrote twenty-three books, including biographies of artists J. M. W. Turner, John Constable, and two books on Rembrandt.
- Richardson, Jean. "Anthony Bailey: A Seafaring Vision". Publishers Weekly.
- "Letters: Radical Constable". The Independent. London. 2006-06-10. Retrieved 2010-04-25.
- Thrush, Glenn (May 26, 2020). "Anthony Bailey, Biographer With Restless Literary Spirit, Dies at 87". The New York Times. Retrieved May 26, 2020.