Appletons' Cyclopædia of American Biography/Anthony, Andrew Varick Stout

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ANTHONY, Andrew Varick Stout, artist, b. in New York city in 1835. He studied drawing and engraving under the best teachers in New York, and was one of the original members of the American water-color society. His most conspicuous success has been achieved in the line of engraving. Among his best-known works are the illustrations for Whittier's “Snow Bound” (1867), “Ballads of New England” (1870), and “Mabel Martin” (1876); Longfellow's “Skeleton in Armor” (1877), and Hawthorne's “Scarlet Letter” (1878). He has passed part of his professional life in New York and California, but settled in Boston in 1878.