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James Hughes Anderdon (1790 - 1879)

RA Collection: People and Organisations

Anderdon was a collector of paintings, prints and autograph letters. Son of John Proctor Anderdon (1760-1846), brother of Thomas Oliver Proctor (1788 - 1856), both also collectors. He compiled four extra-illustrated series now in the British Museum Department of Prints and Drawings: Royal Academy of Arts and Society of Artists exhibition catalogues; Edwards’ Anecdotes of Painters and the “Collectanea Biographica”. Anderdon compiled a second set of the Royal Academy annual exhibition catalogues covering the period 1769-1850 which he presented to the Royal Academy Library in 1875.


Born: 1790

Died: 1879

Gender: Male

Works associated with James Hughes Anderdon in the RA Collection

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