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ID: 500126218
 
Record Type: Person
Pope, John Russell (American architect, 1874-1937)

Note: He was considered the best academic classicist of his generation. He is particularly known for his designs for art museums, memorials, domestic architecture, and campuses. American architect.

Names:
Pope, John Russell (preferred,V,index)
John Russell Pope (V,display)
Pope, John R. (B,V)
Pope, J. R. (V)

Nationalities:
American (preferred)

Roles:
artist (preferred)
architect
draftsman
architectural planner

Gender: male

Birth and Death Places:
Born:  New York City (New York state, United States) (inhabited place)
Died:  New York City (New York state, United States) (inhabited place)

Events:
active:   United States (North and Central America) (nation)
education:   won fellowships to study in Rome in 1895  Rome (Roma province, Lazio, Italy) (inhabited place)
education:   from 1891, at the School of Mines, Columbia College, New York  New York City (New York state, United States) (inhabited place)
education:   ca. 1897, at the Ecole des Beaux-Arts, Paris  Paris (Ville de Paris department, Île-de-France, France) (inhabited place)
participated in competition:   ca. 1908, Lincoln Birthplace Memorial
participated in competition:   1911, lfor Lincoln Memorial, ost to Henry Bacon  Washington (DC, United States) (inhabited place)
participated in competition:   for Yale University Campus, 1917-1919  New Haven (New Haven county, Connecticut, United States) (inhabited place)
commission granted:   for National Gallery of Art, 1936-1941  Washington (DC, United States) (inhabited place)
honor/position received:   1917-1919, influenced development of Mall as member of the Commission of Fine Arts  Washington (DC, United States) (inhabited place)

Related People or Corporate Bodies:
child of ....  Pope, John  
..............  (American painter, 1821-1881) [500016024]
colleague of ....  Eggers, Otto R.  
......................  (American architect 1882-1964) [500054475]
colleague of ....  Higgins, Daniel Paul  
......................  (American architect 1886-1953) [500054476]
teacher of ....  Price, Bruce  
..................  (American architect, 1843-1903) [500087370]

List/Hierarchical Position:
 ....  Persons, Artists
 ........  Pope, John Russell (I)

Biographies:
(American architect, 1874-1937) ..... [VP Preferred]
(American architect, 1873-1937) ..... [Grove Art]
(American architect, 1874-1937) ..... [AVERY]
(American architect, 1874-1937) ..... [AVERY]
( architect, 1874-1937) ..... [CL-Courtauld]
(American architect 1874-1937) ..... [GRLPSC]
(2.IV.1874-27.VIII.1937; Architect, United States of America) ..... [FDA]
(American architect, 1874-1937) ..... [BHA]
(American architect, 1874-1937) ..... [AVERY]
(American architect) ..... [AVERY]
(American architect, 1874-1937) ..... [AVERY]

Sources and Contributors:
John Russell Pope ........ [CL-Courtauld, VP]
...................................  Encyclopaedia Britannica Online (2002-)
...................................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
Pope, John R. ........ [VP]
...........................  Encyclopaedia Britannica Online (2002-) accessed 7 July 2006
Pope, John Russell ........ [AVERY Preferred, BHA Preferred, CL-Courtauld Preferred, FDA Preferred, GRLPSC Preferred, Grove Art Preferred, VP Preferred]
.....................................  AIA [online] (2000-)
.....................................  Avery Authority files (1963-)
.....................................  Encyclopaedia Britannica Online (2002-)
.....................................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
.....................................  Grove Art Online (2003-2008)
.....................................  Macmillan Encyclopedia of Architects (1982)
.....................................  National Gallery of Art database, Washington (1987-)
.....................................  Withey, American Architects (1996)
.....................................  Witt Library, Authority files
Pope, J. R. ........ [AVERY]
.......................  Avery Authority files (1963-)

Subject: ........ [AVERY, BHA, CL-Courtauld, FDA, GRLPSC, Grove Art, VP]
....................  AIA [online] (2000-)
....................  Avery Authority files (1963-)
....................  Avery Obituary Index [n.d.]
....................  Contemporary Architects (1987)
....................  Encyclopaedia Britannica Online (2002-) accessed 7 July 2006
....................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
....................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
....................  Grove Art Online (2003-2008)
....................  LCR
....................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-)
....................  Macmillan Encyclopedia of Architects (1982)
....................  NARA object file (1987-)
....................  National Gallery of Art database, Washington (1987-)
....................  Who Was Who in America (1943-) v.1
....................  Withey, American Architects (1996)
....................  Witt Library, Authority files
 
Note:
English .......... [AVERY, VP]
.......... Grove Dictionary of Art online (1999-2002) accessed 18 December 2003
.......... LCR
.......... National Gallery of Art, Washington DC [online] (2002) accessed 18 December 2003
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