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ID: 500033869
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/ulan/500033869

 

Record Type: Person
Woolfe, John (Irish architect, 1673-1793)

Note: In the 1750s Woolfe was employed by the architect James Paine as his clerk. He later obtained a post in the Office of Works, perhaps through Paine's agency. John Woolfe was the father of John Woolfe, Junior (d. 1806), who also had architectural training and practiced at the Office of Works. Woolfe is the joint author with James Gandon of the fourth and fifth volumes of 'Vitruvius Britannicus' published in 1767 and 1771.

Names:
Woolfe, John (preferred,V,index)
John Woolfe (V,display)
Woolfe, Messr. (V)

Nationalities:
Irish (preferred)

Roles:
architect (preferred)

Gender: male

Birth and Death Places:
Born:  Kildare (County Kildare, Ireland) (inhabited place)
Died:  Whitehall (London, Greater London, England, United Kingdom) (neighborhood)

Related People or Corporate Bodies:
collaborated with ....  Gandon, James  1767-1771
................................  (English architect, born 1742 or 1743, died 1823) [500027086]
employee of ....  Paine, James, the elder  in the 1750s
....................  (English painter and architect, 1717-1789) [500010582]

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

Biographies:
(Irish architect, 1673-1793) ..... [VP Preferred]
(Irish architect; born Kildare (Ireland, Great Britain, now Ireland); died Whitehall, Westminster, London (England, Great Britain, now United Kingdom), 1793) ..... [CCA]

Additional Names:

Sources and Contributors:
John Woolfe ........ [CCA, VP]
........................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database
Woolfe, John ........ [CCA Preferred]
..........................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-)
Woolfe, Messr. ........ [CCA]
..............................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database

Subject: ........ [CCA, Gallery Systems, VP]
....................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database
....................  Colvin, Biographical Dictionary of British Architects. (1995)
....................  Gallery Systems (2000-) LOC ID: nr93043481
....................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) LOC ID: nr93043481
....................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-)
....................  Macmillan Encyclopedia of Architects (1982) 157
....................  Redgrave, Artists of English School (1970)
....................  Thieme-Becker, Allgemeines Lexikon der K√ľnstler (1980-1986)
 
Note:
English .......... [CCA]
.......... Colvin, Biographical Dictionary of British Architects. (1995) 1081-1082
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