Nils Emil Anckers (1858-1921) was a Swedish navy commander, shipyard manager and artist primarily known for his maritime scenes. He worked in oils and watercolours but the majority of his known works are etchings.
The Nationalmuseum in Stockholm holds examples.
Born, Stockholm, Sweden to botanist Nils Johan Andersson and artist Anna Tigerhielm.
Exhibited at the Stockholm Exhibition.
Awarded an exhibition medal at the Salon in Paris.
Frigate In Stormy Water. From our own collection.
Changed his surname to Anckers.
Became a commander of the navy.
The Baltic Exhibition in Malmö
Died, Värmland, Sweden.