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ID: 500328009
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/ulan/500328009

 

Record Type: Person
Wells, William (English shipbuilder and patron, 1768-1847)

Note: A trustee of the National Gallery and a director of the British Institution. He added paintings to a personal collection of old masters that he had inherited from his father and grandfather.

Names:
Wells, William (preferred,U,index)
William Wells (U,display)
Wells, William, Captain (V)
Wm Wells (LU,U)

Nationalities:
English (preferred)
British (modern)

Roles:
collector (preferred)
patron
owner

Gender: male

Events:
active:   Kent (England, United Kingdom) (county)

Related People or Corporate Bodies:
patron of ....  Landseer, Edwin  
................  (English painter, 1802-1873) [500004856]
patron of ....  Mulready, William  
................  (Irish painter and draftsman, 1786-1863) [500015705]
patron of ....  Wilkie, David  
................  (Scottish painter, 1785-1841) [500121036]

List/Hierarchical Position:
 ....  Non-Artists
 ........  Wells, William (I,U)

Biographies:
(English shipbuilder and patron, 1768-1847) ..... [VP Preferred]
(English patron, 1768-1847) ..... [Grove Art]
(British owner, ca.1767-1847) ..... [PROV]

Additional Names:

Sources and Contributors:
Wells, William ........ [Grove Art Preferred, PROV Preferred]
..............................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
..............................  Provenance Index Databases, Authority file (1985-)
Wells, William, Captain ........ [VP]
...............................................  Oxford Dictionary of National Biography [online] (2004-2016)
William Wells ........ [Grove Art, PROV, VP]
............................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
............................  Provenance Index Databases, Authority file (1985-)
Wm Wells ........ [PROV]
..................  Provenance Index Databases, Authority file (1985-)

Subject: ........ [Grove Art, PROV, VP]
....................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
.......... Oxford Dictionary of National Biography [online] (2004-2016)
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