James Anderson /   Isaac Atkinson

United Kingdom 1813 - 1877


James Anderson
Isaac Atkinson
United Kingdom
April 6, 2013
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James Anderson was born Isaac Atkinson in Scotland and studied painting in Paris as William Nugent Dunbar. In 1838 he moved to Rome and began to produce sculpture as James Anderson, which remained his professional name. Eleven years later he took up photography, opening a studio in Rome in 1853.

Featured image: James Anderson – View of Rome from the French Academy, Monte Pincio, 1850-65 – image courtesy of Phillips