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ID: 500027086
 
Record Type: Person
Gandon, James (English architect, born 1742 or 1743, died 1823)

Note: Gandon was a pupil at William Shipley's drawing academy in St. Martin's Lane, London. Circa 1757 he joined William Chambers's office. He commenced business for himself ca. 1765. In 1769, Gandon was awarded the Royal Academy's first gold medal in architecture. Gandon went to Dublin, Ireland in April 1781 and retired ca. 1808. British architect, act. in Ireland.

Names:
Gandon, James (preferred,V,index)
James Gandon (V,display)

Nationalities:
British (modern) (preferred)
English

Roles:
artist (preferred)
architect

Gender: male

Birth and Death Places:
Born:  London (Greater London, England, United Kingdom) (inhabited place)
Died:  Lucan (County Dublin, Leinster, Republic of Ireland) (inhabited place)

Events:
active:   1781-ca. 1808  Dublin (County Dublin, Leinster, Republic of Ireland) (inhabited place)

Related People or Corporate Bodies:
collaborated with ....  Woolfe, John  1767-1771
................................  (Irish architect, 1673-1793) [500033869]

List/Hierarchical Position:
 ....  Persons, Artists
 ........  Gandon, James (I)

Biographies:
(English architect, born 1742 or 1743, died 1823) ..... [VP Preferred]
(English architect, 1741-1823) ..... [Grove Art]
(British architect, 1742-1823) ..... [AVERY]
(British architect, 1743-1823) ..... [CL-Courtauld]
(British artist, 1742-1823) ..... [WL-Courtauld]
(British artist, 1742-1823) ..... [WCI]
(British artist, 1742-1823) ..... [WCP]
(English architect; born London (England, Great Britain, now United Kingdom), 1742; died Lucan, (near Dublin, Ireland, United Kingdom, now Ireland), 1823) ..... [CCA]
(British architect, 1743-1823) ..... [BHA]
(1743-1823) ..... [AVERY]

Sources and Contributors:
Gandon, James ........ [AVERY Preferred, BHA Preferred, CCA Preferred, CL-Courtauld Preferred, Grove Art 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
James Gandon ........ [CCA]
..........................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database

Subject: ........ [AVERY, BHA, CCA, CL-Courtauld, Grove Art, VP, WCI, WCP, WL-Courtauld]
....................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database
....................  CCA Authority File (1980-)
....................  Colvin, Biographical Dictionary of British Architects (1978)
....................  Dictionary of National Biography, 1912-1921 (1927)
....................  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)
....................  Mallalieu, British Watercolour Artists (1986-1990)
....................  McParland, Vitrivius Hibernicus (1985) 1
....................  Pevsner, Dictionary of Architecture (1976)
....................  Thieme-Becker, Allgemeines Lexikon der Kunstler (1980-1986)
....................  Witt Library, Authority files
 
Note:
English .......... [AVERY, CCA, CL-Courtauld, WL-Courtauld]
.......... Dictionary of National Biography, 1912-1921 (1927)
.......... LCNAF Library of Congress Name Authority File [n.d.]
.......... Macmillan Encyclopedia of Architects (1982) 157-158
.......... McParland, Vitrivius Hibernicus (1985)
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