EGAN, Anthony

1920 - 2003

Anthony Edmund Egan, was born at Alverstoke, Hampshire on 26 August 1920, second child of Thomas Egan (19 October 1884-22 February 1969), a policeman, and his wife Catherine Mary née Barrett (4 April 1891-20 April 1968), who married at Edmonton, London in 1915 and in 1939 were living at 106 Mulgrave Road, Sutton, Surrey. By 1964 his parent had moved to 15 Burke Road, Ipswich and Anthony studied at Ipswich Art School and for twenty years went on to teach at Westbourne Secondary School in Ipswich where students described him as being a 'gifted and inspiring' teacher. He produced many well executed works, illustrating the feelings of the artist based on his perception of events which he both witnessed personally and observed through the media. He drew on influences from a wide range of subjects, notably the two Great Wars, the microcosm and macrocosm of organic cells, black holes in space and other wonders of the natural world. He lived at 21 Silverdale Close, Ipswich and died at Ipswich on 11 February 2003.

Works by This Artist