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ID: 500031753
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/ulan/500031753

 
Record Type: Person
Wyatt, James (English architect, 1746-1813)

Note: The most well known member of the Wyatt family, James was the son of Benjamin Wyatt. His father sent him to train as an architect and draftsman in Italy when he was still young. He returned to England in 1768 where he worked with his father and five brothers, and was heavily influenced by the work of Robert Adam. He achieved his fame as the architect and designer of the Pantheon in Oxford Street, London (1769-1772). Thereafter, he received numerous commissions and held several official positions. He was also an eclectic and versatile designer, versed in a wide range of artistic styles. He is renowned for his pivotal role in the Gothic Revival in England, performing a number of controversial restorations of historic cathedrals. He was also favored by the Royal family, and received several commissions from them. British architect. Comment on works: Architecture

Names:
Wyatt, James (preferred,V,index)
James Wyatt (V,display)
Wyatt, James, I (V)
Wyatt, James I (U)
J. Wyatt (LU,U)
J Wyatt (LU,U)

Nationalities:
British (modern) (preferred)
English

Roles:
artist (preferred)
architect
painter
designer
interior decorator
owner

Gender: male

Birth and Death Places:
Born:  Staffordshire (England, United Kingdom) (county)
Died:  Marlborough (Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom) (inhabited place)

Events:
active:   London (Greater London, England, United Kingdom) (inhabited place)

Related People or Corporate Bodies:
apprentice was ....  Gandy, Joseph Michael  1787-1789
..........................  (English architect, writer, and illustrator, 1771-1843) [500023136]
cousin of ....  Wyatt, Matthew Digby  
................  (British architect, designer, and art historian, 1820-1877) [500014872]
cousin of ....  Wyatt, Richard James  
................  (British sculptor, 1795-1850, active in Rome) [500014026]
cousin of ....  Wyatt, Thomas Henry  
................  (English architect, 1807-1880) [500023126]
member of ....  Wyatt family  
................  (English architects, painters, and sculptors, active 18th and 19th centuries) [500111152]
parent of ....  Wyatt, Benjamin Dean  
................  (English architect, 1775-ca. 1850) [500026062]
parent of ....  Wyatt, Matthew Cotes  
................  (British sculptor and painter, 1777-1862) [500001062]
parent of ....  Wyatt, Philip William  
................  (British architect, born after 1777, died 1835) [500018875]
patron was ....  Beckford, William, the younger  Wyatt was the architect of Fonthill Abbey
..................  (English patron and amateur architect, 1760-1844) [500062078]
related to ....  Wyatt, Edward  
..................  (British sculptor, 1757-1833) [500101942]
sibling of ....  Wyatt, Samuel  
..................  (British architect, 1737-1807) [500010562]
teacher of ....  Hadfield, George  
..................  (American architect of English origin, born ca. 1763-1764, died 1826) [500032254]
uncle/aunt of ....  Wyatt, Lewis William  
........................  (British architect, 1777-1853) [500027042]
uncle/aunt of ....  Wyatville, Jeffry  
........................  (English architect, 1766-1840) [500005173]

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

Biographies:
(English architect, 1746-1813) ..... [VP Preferred]
(English architect, 1746-1813) ..... [AVERY]
(British architect, 1746-1813) ..... [BHA]
(English architect, born Staffordshire (England, Great Britain, now United Kingdom), 1746; died London (England, United Kingdom), 1813) ..... [CCA]
(British painter, 1748-1813) ..... [PROV]
(British, 1748-1813) ..... [GRLPSC]
( architect, 1746-1813) ..... [CL-Courtauld]
(British architect, 1746-1813) ..... [AVERY]
(British owner, 1746-1813) ..... [PROV]
(British artist, 1748-1813) ..... [PROV]

Additional Names:

Sources and Contributors:
James Wyatt ........ [CL-Courtauld, PROV, VP]
........................  Getty Provenance Index Databases [online] (1999)
........................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
J. Wyatt ........ [PROV]
..................  Provenance Index Databases, Authority file (1985-)
J Wyatt ........ [PROV]
................  Provenance Index Databases, Authority file (1985-)
Wyatt, James ........ [AVERY Preferred, BHA Preferred, CCA Preferred, CL-Courtauld Preferred, PROV Preferred]
..........................  Avery Authority files (1963-)
..........................  Getty Provenance Index Databases [online] (1999)
..........................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-)
..........................  Provenance Index Databases, Authority file (1985-)
..........................  Witt Library, Authority files
Wyatt, James, I ........ [VP]
...............................  Thieme-Becker, Allgemeines Lexikon der K√ľnstler (1980-1986)
Wyatt, James I ........ [PROV]
.............................  Provenance Index Databases, Authority file (1985-)

Subject: ........ [AVERY, BHA, CCA, CL-Courtauld, Gallery Systems, GRLPA, PROV, VP]
....................  British Sale, 10 June 1814, Phillips
....................  Colvin
....................  Colvin, Biographical Dictionary of British Architects (1978) 940
....................  DNB: Oxford National Biography [online] (2004-)
....................  DNB: Oxford National Biography, 1912-1921 (1927)
....................  Encyclopedia of World Art (1959-1987)
....................  Gallery Systems (2000-) LOC ID: no91009633
....................  Getty Provenance Index Databases [online] (1999)
....................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
....................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) LOC ID: no91009633
....................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-)
....................  Macmillan Encyclopedia of Architects (1982)
....................  McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Art (1969)
....................  Thieme-Becker, Allgemeines Lexikon der K√ľnstler (1980-1986)
....................  Witt Library, Authority files
 
Note:
English .......... [AVERY, PROV, VP]
.......... Colvin
.......... Grove Dictionary of Art online (1999-2002) accessed 1 Aug 2002
.......... Provenance Index Databases, Authority file (1985-)
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