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Anthony Bailey
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Born (1933-01-05)5 January 1933
Portsmouth, England, UK
Died 13 May 2020(2020-05-13) (aged 87)
Harwich, England
Occupation Writer
Alma mater Merton College, Oxford
Genre Nonfiction, Art History
Notable works Velázquez and The Surrender of Breda
Vermeer: A View of Delft
Standing in the Sun: A Life of J.M.W. Turner
Spouse Margot Bailey
Children 4 daughters, 9 grandchildren
Relatives Bridget Sojourner (sister)

Anthony Bailey (5 January 1933 – 13 May 2020) was a British writer and art historian.

In 1955, he emigrated to New York City and became a staff writer at The New Yorker magazine for over 30 years. He wrote twenty-three books, including biographies of artists J. M. W. Turner, John Constable, and two books on Rembrandt.

He lived on Mersea Island, near Colchester, Essex. He died on 13 May 2020 of COVID-19, aged 87.

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