Richard Ansdell RA
(1815-1885)

Died aged c. 70

Richard Ansdell RA (11 May 1815 – 20 April 1885) was an English oil painter of animals and genre scenes. He was also an engraver.

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Commemorated on 2 plaques

Photo of Richard Ansdell black plaque
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Photo of Richard Ansdell blue plaque
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Richard Ansdell RA, eminent Victorian painter 1815-85. In 1861 he built his home, "The Starr Hills", in the surrounding sand dunes, which inspired him. The local area was named after him.

Starr Hills, Ansdell Road South, Lytham St Annes, United Kingdom where he lived near

Richard Ansdell, R.A. 1815-1885 Eminent Victorian painter Lived in Lytham House on this site 1862-1884

1 St Alban's Grove, Kensington, London, United Kingdom where he lived