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ID: 500000318
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/ulan/500000318

 
Record Type: Person
Craig, Edward Gordon (English scenographer, designer, and theorist, 1872-1966)

Note: Born 16 January 1872; died 29 July 1966. Son of Edward William Godwin, architect and theater designer, and Ellen Terry, actor. Craig was a student of William Nicholson, a woodcutter. He produced many wood engravings and drawings for journals from 1895 to 1912. He collected material relating to the history of theaters built in Italy between 1500 and 1800, as well as material relating to the Bibiena family (17-18th centuries) who were architects and theater designers. Craig's son Edward Carrick was his chief assistant and collaborator on the "Craig Theatre Collection" which was bought by the Bibliothèque Nationale in Paris. Craig's original name was Edward Wardell; circa 1896 he adopted the stagename Craig which was later legalized. English actor, and set designer.

Names:
Craig, Edward Gordon (preferred,V,index)
Edward Gordon Craig (V,display)
Craig, Edward Henry Gordon (V)
Gordon-Craig, Edward (V)
Craig, Teddy (V)
Craig, Gordon (V)
Kreg, Edvard Gordon (V)
Kreig, Eduard Gordun (V)
Kreig, Gordun (V)
Godwin, Edward (V)
Terry, Edward Godwin (V)
Carric, Allen (V)
Wardell, Edward (V)
Edward Henry Gordon Craig (V)

Nationalities:
British (modern) (preferred)
English

Roles:
artist (preferred)
scenographer
designer
theorist
printmaker
engraver (printmaker)
actor(s)
director (performing arts)
etcher
author
typographer
wood engraver
woodcutter

Gender: male

Birth and Death Places:
Born:  Stevenage (Hertfordshire, England, United Kingdom) (inhabited place)
Died:  Vence (Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France) (inhabited place)

Related People or Corporate Bodies:
assisted by ....  Carrick, Edward  1917-1927
....................  (English printmaker, painter, and author, 1905-1998) [500043407]
child of ....  Godwin, Edward William  
..............  (English architect and designer, 1833-1886) [500012257]
parent of ....  Carrick, Edward  
................  (English printmaker, painter, and author, 1905-1998) [500043407]
student of ....  Nicholson, William  
..................  (English painter, printmaker, 1872-1949) [500004272]

List/Hierarchical Position:
 ....  Persons, Artists
 ........  Craig, Edward Gordon (I)

Biographies:
(English scenographer, designer, and theorist, 1872-1966) ..... [VP Preferred]
(British scenographer and author, 1872-1966) ..... [BHA]
(English actor, artist, author, director (performing arts), printmaker, woodcutter, engraver, wood engraver, etcher, designer, theater designer, theorist and typographer; born Stevenage (Hertfordshire, England; United Kingdom), 1872; died Vence (France), 1966) ..... [CCA]
(British, 1872-1966) ..... [GRLPSC]
(British artist, 1872-1966) ..... [WCP]
(British artist, 1872-1966) ..... [WCI]
(British artist, 1872-1966) ..... [WL-Courtauld]
(English actor, 1872-1966) ..... [AVERY]
(English theatre director, 1872-1966) ..... [Grove Art]

Additional Names:

Sources and Contributors:
Carric, Allen ........ [CCA]
............................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database
Craig, Edward Gordon ........ [AVERY Preferred, BHA Preferred, CCA Preferred, GRLPSC Preferred, Grove Art Preferred, WCP Preferred]
.........................................  Avery Authority files (1963-)
.........................................  CCA Authority File (1980-)
.........................................  Database for the Witt Checklist of Painters c. 1200-1976 (1978-)
.........................................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
Craig, Edward Henry Gordon ........ [CCA, WCI Preferred, WL-Courtauld Preferred]
....................................................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database
....................................................  Witt Library, Authority files
Craig, Gordon ........ [CCA]
............................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database
Craig, Teddy ........ [CCA]
..........................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database
Edward Gordon Craig ........ [CCA]
.......................................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database
Edward Henry Gordon Craig ........ [VP, WL-Courtauld]
..................................................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
Godwin, Edward ........ [CCA]
..............................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database
Gordon-Craig, Edward ........ [CCA]
...........................................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database
Kreg, Edvard Gordon ........ [CCA]
.......................................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database
Kreig, Eduard Gordun ........ [CCA]
.........................................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database
Kreig, Gordun ........ [CCA]
............................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database
Terry, Edward Godwin ........ [CCA]
.........................................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database
Wardell, Edward ........ [CCA]
................................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database

Subject: ........ [AVERY, BHA, CCA, Gallery Systems, GRLPSC, Grove Art, VP, WCI, WCP, WL-Courtauld]
....................  Bénézit, Dictionnaire des Peintres (1976)
....................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database
....................  Carrick, Gordon Craig (1968)
....................  CCA Authority File (1980-)
....................  Craig, Edward Gordon Craig (1983)
....................  Craig, Nothing or the Bookplate (1925)
....................  Database for the Witt Checklist of Painters c. 1200-1976 (1978-)
....................  DNB: Oxford National Biography, 1912-1921 (1927)
....................  Enciclopedia dello Spettacolo (1978)
....................  Engen, Victorian Wood Engravers (1985) 56
....................  Gallery Systems (2000-) LOC ID: n50019045
....................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
....................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
....................  Grove Dictionary of Art (1996) VIII, 109
....................  LCNAF Library of Congress Name Authority File [n.d.]
....................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) LOC ID: n50019045
....................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-)
....................  National Union Catalog (1970-) 1973-1977
....................  National Union Catalog, Pre-1956 (1968-1981)
....................  Oxford Companion to the Theatre (1983) 191
....................  Thieme-Becker, Allgemeines Lexikon der Künstler (1980-1986)
....................  Union List of Artist Names (ULAN) (2002-)
....................  Witt Library, Authority files
 
Note:
English .......... [AVERY, CCA, WL-Courtauld]
.......... Carrick, Gordon Craig (1968)
.......... DNB: Oxford National Biography, 1912-1921 (1927)
.......... LCNAF Library of Congress Name Authority File [n.d.]
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