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ID: 500031213
 
Record Type: Person
Blondel, Jacques-François (French architectural theorist and teacher, 1705-1774)

Note: Jacques-François Blondel was the father of Georges-François Blondel (ca. 1730-ca. 1790), draughtsman and engraver, and Jean-Baptiste Blondel (1764-1825), architect. He first studied architecture with Jean-François Blondel and later with Gilles Marie Oppenord. He was elected at the Académie royale d'architecture in 1754 or 1755. In 1739 or 1746, Blondel founded his own school of architecture. In 1756 or 1762 he was named professor at the Académie Royale d'Architecture, thus ending his own school. French architect.

Names:
Blondel, Jacques-François (preferred,V,index)
Jacques-François Blondel (V,display)
Blondel, Jacques François (V)
Blondel, Jacques Francois (V)
Jacques Francois Blondel (V)
Blondel, Jacques-Francois (V)
Jacques-Francois Blondel (V)
Blondel, Architecte (U)
Blondel, Architecte François (U)

Nationalities:
French (preferred)

Roles:
artist (preferred)
architect
author
engraver (printmaker)
teacher
theorist
watercolorist

Gender: male

Birth and Death Places:
Born:  Rouen (Département de la Seine-Maritime, Haute-Normandie, France) (inhabited place)
Died:  Paris (Ville de Paris department, Île-de-France, France) (inhabited place)

Events:
active:   Strasburg (Neubrandenburg district, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany) (inhabited place)

Related People or Corporate Bodies:
nephew of ....  Blondel, Jean Francois  
................  (French architect and theorist, 1681-1756) [500033578]
parent of ....  Blondel, Georges Francois  
................  (French engraver, 1730-ca. 1791) [500033577]
teacher of ....  Boullée, Étienne-Louis  
..................  (French architect and writer, 1728-1799) [500004729]
teacher of ....  Cellerier, Jacques  
..................  (French architect, 1742-1814) [500033721]
teacher of ....  Cherpitel, Mathurin  
..................  (French architect, 1736-1809, active in France and Rome) [500005489]
teacher of ....  Desprez, Louis Jean  
..................  (French painter, architect, and printmaker, 1743-1804) [500013852]
teacher of ....  Gondoin, Jacques  
..................  (French furniture designer and architect, 1737-1818) [500015784]
teacher of ....  Ledoux, Claude-Nicolas  
..................  (French architect, 1736-1806) [500006461]
teacher of ....  Legrand, Jacques Guillaume  
..................  (French architect, 1743-1808) [500028033]
teacher of ....  Lenoir, Samson-Nicolas  in 1751
..................  (French architect, 1733-1810) [500033722]
teacher of ....  Neufforge, Jean-François de  
..................  (Flemish architect and engraver, 1714-1791) [500029571]
teacher of ....  Rondelet, Jean-Baptiste  from 1763
..................  (French architect and author, born 1734 or 1743, died 1829) [500034381]
teacher of ....  Thierry, Jacques Etienne  
..................  (French architect and engraver, 1750-1832) [500033634]
teacher of ....  Wailly, Charles de  
..................  (French painter, designer, architect, and city planner, 1729-1798) [500017634]

List/Hierarchical Position:
 ....  Persons, Artists
 ........  Blondel, Jacques-François (I)

Biographies:
(French architectural theorist and teacher, 1705-1774) ..... [VP Preferred]
(1705-1774) ..... [AVERY]
(French architect, watercolourist, engraver, teacher, theorist, and author, born Rouen (France), 1705; died Paris (France), 1774) ..... [CCA]
(French architect, 1705-1774) ..... [BHA]
(French artist, 1705-1774) ..... [WCP]
(French, 1705-1774) ..... [GRLPSC]
(French artist, 1705/1708-1774) ..... [PROV]
(French architect, 1705-1774) ..... [AVERY]
(French artist, 1705-1774) ..... [WL-Courtauld]
(architect, 1705-1774) ..... [CL-Courtauld]

Sources and Contributors:
Blondel, Architecte ........ [PROV]
........................................  Provenance Index Databases, Authority file (1985-)
Blondel, Architecte François ........ [PROV]
.........................................................  Provenance Index Databases, Authority file (1985-)
Blondel, Jacques François ........ [CCA]
...................................................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database
Blondel, Jacques Francois ........ [GRLPSC Preferred, WCP Preferred, WL-Courtauld Preferred]
...................................................  Thieme-Becker, Allgemeines Lexikon der Kunstler (1980-1986)
...................................................  Witt Library, Authority files
Blondel, Jacques-François ........ [AVERY Preferred, BHA Preferred, CCA Preferred, PROV Preferred]
.....................................................  Avery Authority files (1963-)
.....................................................  Avery Index to Architectural Periodicals (1963-)
.....................................................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-)
.....................................................  Provenance Index Databases, Authority file (1985-)
Blondel, Jacques-Francois ........ [CL-Courtauld Preferred]
.....................................................  Witt Library, Authority files
Jacques-François Blondel ........ [CCA, PROV, VP]
...................................................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database
...................................................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
Jacques Francois Blondel ........ [VP, WL-Courtauld]
.................................................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
Jacques-Francois Blondel ........ [CL-Courtauld, VP]
...................................................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules

Subject: ........ [AVERY, BHA, CCA, CL-Courtauld, GRLPSC, PROV, VP, WCP, WL-Courtauld]
....................  AKL
....................  Avery Index to Architectural Periodicals (1963-)
....................  Balteau et al., Dictionnaire de biographie française (1933-)
....................  Bellier and Auvray, Dictionnaire général des artistes (1979)
....................  Bénézit, Dictionnaire des Peintres (1976)
....................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database
....................  Database for the Witt Checklist of Painters c. 1200-1976 (1978-)
....................  Fleming, Penguin Dictionary of Architecture (1991)
....................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
....................  Grove Dictionary of Art (1996) IV, 162-165
....................  LCNAF Library of Congress Name Authority File [n.d.]
....................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-)
....................  Macmillan Encyclopedia of Architects (1982)
....................  Thieme-Becker, Allgemeines Lexikon der Kunstler (1980-1986)
....................  Witt Library, Authority files
 
Note:
English .......... [AVERY, CCA, WL-Courtauld]
.......... Bellier and Auvray, Dictionnaire général des artistes (1979)
.......... Fleming, Penguin Dictionary of Architecture (1991)
.......... LCNAF Library of Congress Name Authority File [n.d.]
.......... Macmillan Encyclopedia of Architects (1982)
.......... Thieme-Becker, Allgemeines Lexikon der Kunstler (1980-1986)
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