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Vanbrugh, John (English architect and dramatist, 1664-1726)

Note: He was a leading figure of the English Baroque and was the most important country-house designer in England at the beginning of the 18th century. He collaborated with Nicholas Hawksmoor on Castle Howard (first design, 1699) and Blenheim Palace (begun 1705). He was also a successful author of comedies. He was largely self-taught as an architect. In 1702 he received the post of Comptroller of the Queen's Works, the second office in royal building in England. British architect.

Names:
Vanbrugh, John (preferred,V,index)
John Vanbrugh (V,display)
Vanbrugh, Sir John (V)
Vanburgh, Sir John (V)
Vanbrough, John (V)
Van Brugg, John (V)
Verbrugh, John (V)
Vanbrugh, John, Sir (V)
John Vanbrugh Sir (V)

Nationalities:
British (modern) (preferred)
English

Roles:
architect (preferred)
playwright
author
writer

Gender: male

Birth and Death Places:
Born:  London (Greater London, England, United Kingdom) (inhabited place)
Died:  London (Greater London, England, United Kingdom) (inhabited place)

Events:
active:   England (United Kingdom) (country)

Related People or Corporate Bodies:
associated with ....  Pearce, Edward Lovett  
............................  (Irish architect, ca. 1699-1733) [500016199]
collaborated with ....  Hawksmoor, Nicholas  
................................  (English architect, 1661-1736) [500012664]

List/Hierarchical Position:
 ....  Persons, Artists
 ........  Vanbrugh, John (I)

Biographies:
(English architect and dramatist, 1664-1726) ..... [BHA Preferred]
(1664-26.III.1726; Architect, Dramatist, England) ..... [FDA]
(British architect, 1664-1726) ..... [AVERY]
(English architect and author, born London (England, now United Kingdom), 1664; died Whitehall (now London, England, Great Britain, now United Kingdom), 1726) ..... [CCA]
( architect, 1664-1726) ..... [CL-Courtauld]
(British architect, 1664-1726) ..... [AVERY]
(English architect, 1664-1726) ..... [VP]
(English architect, 1664-1726) ..... [Grove Art]

Sources and Contributors:
John Vanbrugh ........ [CL-Courtauld, VP]
............................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
John Vanbrugh Sir ........ [AVERY, VP]
...................................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
Vanbrough, John ........ [FDA]
................................  Thieme-Becker, Allgemeines Lexikon der Künstler (1980-1986)
Van Brugg, John ........ [CCA]
...............................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database
Vanbrugh, John ........ [BHA Preferred, CL-Courtauld Preferred, FDA Preferred, VP Preferred]
..............................  National Gallery of Art database, Washington (1987-)
..............................  RILA/BHA (1975-2000) Subject, 1988
..............................  Witt Library, Authority files
Vanbrugh, John, Sir ........ [AVERY Preferred]
.......................................  Avery Authority files (1963-)
Vanbrugh, Sir John ........ [FDA, Grove Art Preferred]
.....................................  CCA Authority File (1980-)
.....................................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
.....................................  Macmillan Encyclopedia of Architects (1982)
Vanburgh, Sir John ........ [VP]
.....................................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database
Verbrugh, John ........ [FDA]
..............................  Thieme-Becker, Allgemeines Lexikon der Künstler (1980-1986)

Subject: ........ [AVERY, BHA, CCA, CL-Courtauld, FDA, Gallery Systems, Grove Art, VP]
....................  Allgemeines Künstlerlexikon, International Artists Database (1998-2008) accessed 29 June 2009
....................  Avery Index to Architectural Periodicals (1963-)
....................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database
....................  CCA Authority File (1980-)
....................  Colvin
....................  Colvin, Biographical Dictionary of British Architects (1978)
....................  DNB: Oxford National Biography, 1912-1921 (1927)
....................  Encyclopedia of World Art (1959-1987)
....................  Gallery Systems (2000-) LOC ID: n50045023
....................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
....................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
....................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) LOC ID: n50045023
....................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-)
....................  Macmillan Encyclopedia of Architects (1982)
....................  National Gallery of Art database, Washington (1987-)
....................  RILA/BHA (1975-2000) Subject, 1988
....................  Thieme-Becker, Allgemeines Lexikon der Künstler (1980-1986) v.34, p.91 ff.
....................  Witt Library, Authority files
 
Note:
English .......... [AVERY, CCA, VP]
.......... Colvin
.......... Colvin, Biographical Dictionary of British Architects (1978)
.......... Grove Dictionary of Art online (1999-2002) accessed 26 June 2002
.......... Macmillan Encyclopedia of Architects (1982)
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