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ID: 500013594
 
Record Type: Person
Vertue, George (English printmaker and antiquary, 1684-1756)

Note: Born in the parish of St. Martin's in the Fields, London. Died 24 July 1756.

Names:
Vertue, George (preferred,V,index)
George Vertue (V,display)
Virtue, George (V)

Nationalities:
British (modern) (preferred)
English

Roles:
artist (preferred)
antiquary
printmaker
engraver (printmaker)
draftsman
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)

Related People or Corporate Bodies:
sibling of ....  Vertue, James  
..................  (British portraitist and draftsman, ca. 1686-ca. 1765) [500103632]
student of ....  Gibson, Thomas  
..................  (English painter and copyist, ca. 1680-1751) [500019928]
student of ....  Vandergucht, Michael  from 1702 to 1709
..................  (Flemish engraver and illustrator, 1660-1725, active in England) [500010423]

List/Hierarchical Position:
 ....  Persons, Artists
 ........  Vertue, George (I)

Biographies:
(English printmaker and antiquary, 1684-1756) ..... [BHA Preferred]
(British printmaker, 1684-1756) ..... [AVERY]
(British artist, 1684-1756) ..... [WL-Courtauld]
(British artist, 1684-1756) ..... [WCI]
(Engraver, 1684-1756) ..... [WCI]
(British artist, 1684-1756) ..... [WCP]
(British artist, 1684-1756) ..... [PROV]
(British, 1684-1756) ..... [GRLPSC]
(English engraver, draftsman, antiquary and author; born London (England, now United Kingdom), 1684; died London (England, Great Britain, now United Kingdom), 1756) ..... [CCA]
(English writer, 1684-1756) ..... [Grove Art]

Sources and Contributors:
George Vertue ........ [CCA, VP]
............................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database
Vertue, George ........ [AVERY Preferred, BHA Preferred, CCA Preferred, GRLPSC Preferred, Grove Art Preferred, PROV Preferred, WCI Preferred, WCP Preferred, WL-Courtauld Preferred]
..............................  Avery Authority files (1963-)
..............................  Getty Provenance Index Databases [online] (1999)
..............................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
..............................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-)
..............................  Thieme-Becker, Allgemeines Lexikon der Kunstler (1980-1986)
..............................  Witt Library, Authority files
Virtue, George ........ [VP]
..............................  Getty Provenance Index Databases [online] (1999)

Subject: ........ [AVERY, BHA, CCA, GRLPSC, Grove Art, PROV, VP, WCI, WCP, WL-Courtauld]
....................  Binyon, Catalogue of Drawings by British Artists (1907) 295
....................  Bryan, Painters and Engravers (1913-1915)
....................  Bénézit, Dictionnaire des Peintres (1976)
....................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database
....................  Columbia Encyclopedia (1963)
....................  Database for the Witt Checklist of Painters c. 1200-1976 (1978-)
....................  Dictionary of National Biography, 1912-1921 (1927)
....................  Fogg Museum Library Catalogue (1971)
....................  Getty Provenance Index Databases [online] (1999)
....................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
....................  LCNAF Library of Congress Name Authority File [n.d.]
....................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-)
....................  RILA/BHA (1975-2000)
....................  Thieme-Becker, Allgemeines Lexikon der Kunstler (1980-1986)
....................  Witt Library, Authority files
 
Note:
English .......... [AVERY, CCA, WL-Courtauld]
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