Greg Thompson Fine Art

Walter Inglis Anderson

(American, 1903–1965)

frogs by walter inglis anderson

Walter Inglis Anderson

Frogs, ca. 1955

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horn island by walter inglis anderson

Walter Inglis Anderson

Horn Island, ca. 1950

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puffer fish, moth & grasshopper by walter inglis anderson

Walter Inglis Anderson

Puffer Fish, Moth & Grasshopper, ca. 1950

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scuap (ducks) by walter inglis anderson

Walter Inglis Anderson

Scuap (Ducks), ca. 1955

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Biography

Timeline

Born in 1903 in New Orleans
Called "Bob" by his friends and family
Educated at a private boarding school, then attended the Parsons Institute of Design in New York and the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts
Married a Radcliffe graduate, Agnes (Sissy) Grinstead
Worked on regional Works Progress Administration mural projects
Was diagnosed with severe depression and spent three years in and out of hospitals
Eventually left his wife and family and lived by himself in an island cabin in order to paint and draw a multitude of species of island vegetation, animals, birds, and insects
Died at the age of 62 in a New Orleans hospital of lung cancer