1908 - 1983

Anthony Prinsep

Thomas Francis Anthony Levett-Prinsep, known as Anthony Prinsep, was born at Shenstone, Litchfield, Staffordshire on 14 March 1908, son of Thomas Arthur Levett-Prinsep (18 December 1879-23 April 1971), a land-owner, and his wife Margaret Noel née Simpson (20 December 1884-15 November 1971), who married at Dartmouth Parish Church, Devon on 9 April 1907 and in 1939 were living at Brook House, Church Lane, Lapworth, Warwick. Anthony was gazetted in 1928 into the Royal Berkshire Regiment and seems to have married before 1939, Madeline Isobel A. Fraser of Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire as in 1939, a married artist, living at Fir Tree House, Snape, Aldeburgh, Suffolk with a married Madeline Isobel Levett-Prinsep (22 April 1904-1999). He first intended to be an architect and later studied sculpture under John Skeaping (1901-1980) and at the Central School of Arts and Crafts, London 1931-1935. A painter, illustrator, and sculptor working in Suffolk, London, and Devon. Anthony was influenced by Modigliani and Bonnard and African Art and The Tate holds his self-portrait. He had exhibitions at the Hull Ferens Art Gallery, the Leicester Galleries, and Beaux Arts Gallery and elsewhere. Thomas Francis Anthony Levett-Prinsep lived for some time in Denmark and died in 1983.

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