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ID: 500028285
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/ulan/500028285

 
Record Type: Person
Burges, William (English architect and designer, 1827-1881)

Note: Born 2 December 1827; died 20 April 1881. In 1844, Burges articled at the London office of architect Edward Blore. In 1849, he moved to the office of Matthew Digby Wyatt to work as an "improver." In 1851, Burges formed an informal partnership with Henry Clutton, referred to by RILA as "Clutton and Burges". In 1856, Burges was responsible for the restoration of the cathedral at Lille, France. He is known for his flamboyant and original High Victorian architectural style. His work was influenced by a variety of styles and periods, notably French 13th-century Gothic architecture. He is perhaps best known for his work at Cardiff Castle and Castell Coch for his patron, the Marquess of Bute. He is also noted for his inventive and elaborate designs for the decorative arts, particularly furniture and metalwork. Shute was friendly with the leading artists of the Pre-Raphaelite movement and employed a number of Pre-Raphaelite artists and craftsmen for his decorative work. British architect.

Names:
Burges, William (preferred,V,index)
William Burges (V,display)
Burgess, William (V)
William Burgess (V)

Nationalities:
British (modern) (preferred)
English

Roles:
artist (preferred)
architect
painter
designer
furniture designer

Gender: male

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

Related People or Corporate Bodies:
employee of ....  Blore, Edward  1844-1849
....................  (British architect, 1787-1879) [500001227]
employee of ....  Wyatt, Matthew Digby  1849-1851
....................  (British architect, designer, and art historian, 1820-1877) [500014872]
partner of ....  Clutton, Henry  
..................  (British architect, 1819-1893) [500011459]
teacher of ....  Tatsuno, Kingo  1880-1883
..................  (Japanese architect, 1854-1919) [500100462]

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

Biographies:
(English architect and designer, 1827-1881) ..... [VP Preferred]
(British architect, 1827-1881) ..... [AVERY]
(British architect, painter, 1827-1881) ..... [BHA]
(English architect, furniture designer and painter; born London (England, United Kingdom), 1827; died Kensington (London, England, United Kingdom), 1881) ..... [CCA]
(British artist, 1827-1881) ..... [WCP]
(British artist, 1827-1881) ..... [WCI]
( architect, 1827-1881) ..... [CL-Courtauld]
(British artist, 1827-1881) ..... [WL-Courtauld]
(British architect, 1827-1881) ..... [AVERY]
(English architect, 1827-1881) ..... [Grove Art]
(British architect, 1827-1881) ..... [VP]

Additional Names:

Sources and Contributors:
Burgess, William ........ [CL-Courtauld Preferred, VP]
..................................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-) n 81012457; accessed 16 May 2018
..................................  Witt Library, Authority files
Burges, William ........ [AVERY Preferred, BHA Preferred, CCA Preferred, Grove Art Preferred, WCI Preferred, WCP Preferred, WL-Courtauld Preferred]
................................  Avery Authority files (1963-)
................................  CCA Authority File (1980-)
................................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
................................  Grove Art Online (2003-2008) accessed 5 May 2004
................................  Witt Library, Authority files
William Burges ........ [CCA, VP]
..............................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database
William Burgess ........ [CL-Courtauld, VP]
................................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules

Subject: ........ [AVERY, BHA, CCA, CL-Courtauld, Gallery Systems, Grove Art, VP, WCI, WCP, WL-Courtauld]
....................  Bénézit, Dictionnaire des Peintres (1976)
....................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database
....................  CCA Authority File (1980-)
....................  DNB: Oxford National Biography, 1912-1921 (1927)
....................  Encyclopedia of World Art (1959-1987)
....................  Gallery Systems (2000-) LOC ID: n81012457
....................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
....................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
....................  Grove Art Online (2003-2008) accessed 5 May 2004
....................  Hitchcock, Architecture: 19th and 20th Centuries (1971) 178
....................  Johnson and Greutzner, Dictionary of British Artists (1980)
....................  LCR
....................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) LOC ID: n81012457
....................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-) accessed 16 May 2018
....................  Macmillan Encyclopedia of Architects (1982)
....................  Thieme-Becker, Allgemeines Lexikon der Künstler (1980-1986)
....................  Ware, Short Dictionary of British Architects (1967)
....................  Who's Who in Architecture: 1400-Present (1977)
....................  Witt Library, Authority files
 
Note:
English .......... [AVERY, CCA, VP, WL-Courtauld]
.......... Bénézit, Dictionnaire des Peintres (1976)
.......... Grove Art Online (2003-2008) accessed 5 May 2004
.......... LCR
.......... Macmillan Encyclopedia of Architects (1982)
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