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ID: 500004575
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/ulan/500004575

 
Record Type: Person
Chambers, William (British architect, author, 1723-1796)

Note: Of Scottish descent, but born in Sweden.

Names:
Chambers, William (preferred,V,index)
William Chambers (V,display)
Chambers, Sir William (V)
Chambers, Sir (V)
Chambers, William, Sir (V)
William Chambers Sir (U)
Cham (LU,U)
Chambers (LU,U)
Chambrs (LU,U)
Chambs (LU,U)
Chamrs (LU,U)

Nationalities:
British (modern) (preferred)
English
Swedish
Scandinavian

Roles:
artist (preferred)
architect
author
draftsman
writer
owner

Gender: male

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

Events:
active:   London (Greater London, England, United Kingdom) (inhabited place)

Related People or Corporate Bodies:
patron was ....  Charlemont, James Caulfeild, Earl of  
..................  (Irish noble, 1728-1799) [500291196]
student of ....  Clérisseau, Charles Louis  
..................  (French architect, painter, and archaeologist, 1722-1820) [500002063]
teacher of ....  Beckford, William, the younger  Beckford received rudimentary architectural training from Chambers
..................  (English patron and amateur architect, 1760-1844) [500062078]
teacher of ....  Hardwick, Thomas  
..................  (English architect, 1752-1829) [500005502]
teacher of ....  Reveley, Willey  
..................  (English draftsman, painter, and architect, 1760-1799) [500004771]

List/Hierarchical Position:
 ....  Persons, Artists
 ........  Chambers, William (I)

Biographies:
(British architect, author, 1723-1796) ..... [VP Preferred]
(British architect, author, 1723-1796) ..... [BHA]
(British architect 1726-1796) ..... [GRLPSC]
(British artist, 1726-1796) ..... [WCI]
(English and Swedish architect, draughtsman and author, born Goteborg (Sweden), 1723; died London (England, Great Britain, now United Kingdom), 1796) ..... [CCA]
(British artist, 1723-1796) ..... [WL-Courtauld]
(British architect, 1723-1796) ..... [CL-Courtauld]
(British architect, 1726-1796) ..... [AVERY]
(English architect, 1723-1796) ..... [Grove Art]
(British owner, 1726-1796) ..... [PROV]

Additional Names:

Sources and Contributors:
Cham ........ [PROV]
...........  Provenance Index Databases, Authority file (1985-)
Chambers ........ [PROV]
...................  Provenance Index Databases, Authority file (1985-)
Chambers, Sir ........ [CL-Courtauld, WL-Courtauld]
............................  Witt Library, Authority files
Chambers, Sir William ........ [CCA, Grove Art Preferred]
...........................................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database
...........................................  CCA Authority File (1980-)
...........................................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
Chambers, William ........ [BHA Preferred, CCA, CL-Courtauld Preferred, GRLPA Preferred, WCI Preferred, WL-Courtauld Preferred]
....................................  Thieme-Becker, Allgemeines Lexikon der Künstler (1980-1986)
....................................  Witt Library, Authority files
Chambers, William, Sir ........ [AVERY Preferred, PROV Preferred]
.............................................  Avery Authority files (1963-)
.............................................  Provenance Index Databases, Authority file (1985-)
Chambrs ........ [PROV]
.................  Provenance Index Databases, Authority file (1985-)
Chambs ........ [PROV]
...............  Provenance Index Databases, Authority file (1985-)
Chamrs ........ [PROV]
...............  Provenance Index Databases, Authority file (1985-)
William Chambers ........ [VP]
..................................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
William Chambers Sir ........ [PROV, VP]
.........................................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules

Subject: ........ [AVERY, BHA, CCA, CL-Courtauld, Gallery Systems, GRLPA, Grove Art, PROV, VP, WCI, WL-Courtauld]
....................  Bénézit, Dictionnaire des Peintres (1976)
....................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database
....................  CCA Authority File (1980-)
....................  Colvin, Biographical Dictionary of British Architects (1978)
....................  Gallery Systems (2000-) LOC ID: n79096877
....................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
....................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
....................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) LOC ID: n79096877
....................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-)
....................  Macmillan Encyclopedia of Architects (1982)
....................  Portoghesi, Dizionario di architettura e urbanistica (1968-1969)
....................  Thieme-Becker, Allgemeines Lexikon der Künstler (1980-1986)
....................  Witt Library, Authority files
 
Note:
English .......... [AVERY, CCA, CL-Courtauld, VP, WL-Courtauld]
.......... Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-)
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