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ID: 500021873
 
Record Type: Person
Kent, William (English architect, landscape gardener, and painter, 1684 or 1685-1748)

Note: Protégé of Lord Burlington beginning in 1719. British architect, designer.

Names:
Kent, William (preferred,V,index)
William Kent (V,display)

Nationalities:
British (modern) (preferred)
English

Roles:
artist (preferred)
painter
architect
designer
illustrator
furniture designer
interior designer
landscape architect
gardener

Gender: male

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

Events:
active:   1709-1719  Italy (Europe) (nation)

Related People or Corporate Bodies:
employee was ....  MacClary, John  
......................  (English gardener, active ca. 1738-1750) [500016561]
student of ....  Chiari, Giuseppe Bartolomeo  
..................  (Italian painter, 1654-1727) [500024838]

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

Biographies:
(English architect, landscape gardener, and painter, 1684 or 1685-1748) ..... [VP Preferred]
(English architect, 1685-1748) ..... [Grove Art]
(British architect, 1685-1748) ..... [CL-Courtauld]
(British artist, 1685-1748) ..... [WCI]
(British artist, 1684-1748) ..... [WCP]
(British painter, 1684-1748) ..... [PROV]
(English architect, landscape architect, furniture and interior designer, painter and book illustraror, born Bridlington (Yorkshire, England, now United Kingdom) 1685; died London (England, Great Britain, now United Kingdom), 1748) ..... [CCA]
(English painter, architect, landscape gardener, 1684-1748) ..... [BHA]
(British architect, designer, 1685-1748) ..... [AVERY]
(British architect, 1685-1748) ..... [AVERY]
(British artist, 1684-1748) ..... [WL-Courtauld]

Sources and Contributors:
Kent, William ........ [AVERY Preferred, BHA Preferred, CCA Preferred, CL-Courtauld Preferred, Grove Art Preferred, PROV Preferred, WCI Preferred, WCP Preferred, WL-Courtauld Preferred]
............................  Avery Authority files (1963-)
............................  CCA Authority File (1980-)
............................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
............................  Witt Library, Authority files
William Kent ........ [PROV]
..........................  Getty Provenance Index Databases [online] (1999)

Subject: ........ [AVERY, BHA, CCA, CL-Courtauld, Grove Art, PROV, VP, WCI, WCP, WL-Courtauld]
....................  CCA Authority File (1980-)
....................  Colvin, Biographical Dictionary of British Architects (1978)
....................  DNB: Oxford National Biography, 1912-1921 (1927)
....................  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-)
....................  Macmillan Encyclopedia of Architects (1982)
....................  New Columbia Encyclopedia (1975)
....................  New Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988)
....................  RILA/BHA (1975-2000)
....................  Thieme-Becker, Allgemeines Lexikon der Kunstler (1980-1986)
....................  Witt Library, Authority files
 
Note:
English .......... [AVERY, CCA, CL-Courtauld, VP, WL-Courtauld]
.......... LCNAF Library of Congress Name Authority File [n.d.]
.......... Yale Dictionary of Art and Artists (2000) 367
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