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ID: 500117245
 
Record Type: Person
Stuart, James (English architect, archaeologist, and designer, 1713-1788)

Note: Stuart was renowned for his four-volume book "Antiquities of Athens," co-written with Nicholas Revett; it is considered the first accurate record of classical Greek architecture. British artist. British architect, also known as Athenian Stuart.

Names:
Stuart, James (preferred,V,index)
James Stuart (V,display)
Stuart, Athenian (V)  ....  nickname
Athenian Stuart (V)  ....  nickname
Stuart, James Athenian (V)

Nationalities:
British (modern) (preferred)
English

Roles:
artist (preferred)
architect
archaeologist
painter
decorative artist
interior designer
author
designer

Gender: male

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

Events:
active:   England (United Kingdom) (country)

Related People or Corporate Bodies:
collaborated with ....  Cipriani, Giovanni Battista  they were responsible for the painted drawing room decorations for Hagley Hall, Worcestershire; they were done in the 1750s
................................  (Italian painter, draftsman, and designer, 1727-1785, active in England) [500031736]
collaborated with ....  Revett, Nicholas  
................................  (English architect and author, 1720-1804) [500031851]

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

Biographies:
(English architect, archaeologist, and designer, 1713-1788) ..... [VP Preferred]
(English architect, 1713-1788) ..... [Grove Art]
(British architect) ..... [AVERY]
(British architect, 1713-1788) ..... [AVERY]
(British artist, contemporary) ..... [AVERY]
(British artist, 1713-1788) ..... [WCI]
(British artist, 1713-1788) ..... [WCP]
(British artist, 1713-1788) ..... [PROV]
(1713-2.II.1788; Architect, Painter, England) ..... [FDA]
(British painter, architect, and author, 1713-1788) ..... [BHA]
(British architect, also known as Athenian Stuart, 1713-1788) ..... [AVERY]
(British artist) ..... [AVERY]
(British artist, 1713-1788) ..... [WL-Courtauld]
(British architect, 1713-1788) ..... [CL-Courtauld]

Sources and Contributors:
Athenian Stuart ........ [BHA, FDA, VP]
................................  Avery Index to Architectural Periodicals [online] (1993-) accessed 21 Oct 2003
................................  Grove Dictionary of Art online (1999-2002) accessed 21 Oct 2003
................................  Thieme-Becker, Allgemeines Lexikon der Kunstler (1980-1986)
James Stuart ........ [PROV, VP]
..........................  Getty Provenance Index Databases [online] (1999)
..........................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
Stuart, Athenian ........ [AVERY, FDA, Grove Art, VP]
..................................  Avery Authority files (1963-)
..................................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
..................................  Thieme-Becker, Allgemeines Lexikon der Kunstler (1980-1986)
Stuart, James ........ [AVERY Preferred, BHA, CL-Courtauld Preferred, FDA, Grove Art Preferred, PROV, VP Preferred, WCP, WL-Courtauld Preferred]
............................  Avery Authority files (1963-)
............................  Avery Index to Architectural Periodicals (1963-)
............................  Getty Provenance Index Databases [online] (1999)
............................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
............................  Grove Dictionary of Art online (1999-2002) accessed 21 Oct 2003
............................  National Gallery of Art database, Washington (1987-)
............................  Thieme-Becker, Allgemeines Lexikon der Kunstler (1980-1986)
............................  Witt Library, Authority files
Stuart, James Athenian ........ [WCI Preferred]
.............................................  Witt Computer Index database

Subject: ........ [AVERY, BHA, CL-Courtauld, FDA, Grove Art, PROV, VP, WCI, WCP, WL-Courtauld]
....................  Avery Index to Architectural Periodicals (1963-)
....................  Avery Index to Architectural Periodicals [online] (1993-) accessed 21 Oct 2003; accessed 9 December 2002
....................  Colvin
....................  Colvin, Biographical Dictionary of British Architects (1978)
....................  Country Life 183/18 (1989)
....................  Country life, 1989 May 4, v.183, no.18 154
....................  Dictionary of National Biography, 1912-1921 (1927)
....................  Getty Provenance Index Databases [online] (1999)
....................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
....................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
....................  Grove Dictionary of Art online (1999-2002) accessed 21 Oct 2003; accessed 9 December 2002
....................  National Gallery of Art database, Washington (1987-)
....................  RILA/BHA (1975-2000)
....................  Thieme-Becker, Allgemeines Lexikon der Kunstler (1980-1986) v.30, p.225 ff.
....................  Witt Computer Index database
....................  Witt Library, Authority files
 
Note:
English .......... [AVERY, CL-Courtauld, VP, WL-Courtauld]
.......... Colvin
.......... Country life, 1989 May 4, v.183, no.18 154
.......... Grove Dictionary of Art online (1999-2002) accessed 9 Dec 2002
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