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ID: 500018490
 
Record Type: Person
Knapton, George (English painter and draftsman, 1698-1778)

Note: Noted for his paintings and portraits in pastel. Knapton was a founder-member of the Roman Club in 1723, a society of literary men and artists with aspirations to connoisseurship.

Names:
Knapton, George (preferred,V,index)
George Knapton (V,display)

Nationalities:
British (modern) (preferred)
English
undetermined

Roles:
artist (preferred)
painter
pastelist
draftsman
connoisseur
portraitist

Gender: male

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

Related People or Corporate Bodies:
apprentice of ....  Richardson, Jonathan, the elder  1715-ca. 1722
........................  (English painter, writer, and collector, 1665-1745) [500020436]
sibling of ....  Knapton, Charles  
..................  (English engraver and landscapist, 1700-1760) [500008067]
teacher of ....  Cotes, Francis  
..................  (English portraitist, 1726-1770) [500115400]

List/Hierarchical Position:
 ....  Persons, Artists
 ........  Knapton, George (I)

Biographies:
(English painter and draftsman, 1698-1778) ..... [VP Preferred]
(British, 1698-1778) ..... [GRLPSC]
(British painter, 1698-1778) ..... [PROV]
(British artist, 1698-1778) ..... [WCP]
(British artist, 1698-1778) ..... [WCI]
(British artist, 1698-1778) ..... [WL-Courtauld]
(English painter, 1698-1778) ..... [Grove Art]
(Unknown artist) ..... [PROV]

Sources and Contributors:
George Knapton ........ [PROV, VP]
..............................  Getty Provenance Index Databases [online] (1999)
..............................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
Knapton, George ........ [GRISC Preferred, GRLPSC Preferred, Grove Art Preferred, PROV Preferred, WCI Preferred, WCP Preferred, WL-Courtauld Preferred]
................................  Database for the Witt Checklist of Painters c. 1200-1976 (1978-)
................................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
................................  M. Knoedler & Co. records, Finding Aid, GRI Special Collections (2012-)
................................  Provenance Index Databases, Authority file (1985-)
................................  Witt Library, Authority files

Subject: ........ [GRISC, GRLPSC, Grove Art, PROV, VP, WCI, WCP, WL-Courtauld]
....................  Database for the Witt Checklist of Painters c. 1200-1976 (1978-)
....................  Getty Provenance Index Databases [online] (1999)
....................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
....................  M. Knoedler & Co. records, Finding Aid, GRI Special Collections (2012-)
....................  Provenance Index Databases, Authority file (1985-)
....................  Thieme-Becker, Allgemeines Lexikon der K√ľnstler (1980-1986)
....................  Witt Library, Authority files
 
Note:
English .......... [VP, WL-Courtauld]
.......... Grove Dictionary of Art online (1999-2002) Accessed 06/25/2002.
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