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ID: 500004450
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/ulan/500004450

 
Record Type: Person
Britton, John (English art historian and draftsman, 1771-1857)

Note: A talented art historian who wrote on a variety of subjects, particularly medieval architecture. His titles include: "The Beauties of Wiltshire," "The Beauties of England and Wales," "The Fine Arts of the English School," "The Architectural Antiquities of Great Britain," "The Cathedral Antiquities of England," and "Specimens of Gothic Architecture."

Names:
Britton, John (preferred,V,index)
John Britton (V,display)

Nationalities:
British (modern) (preferred)
English

Roles:
artist (preferred)
art historian
author
draftsman
illustrator

Gender: male

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

Related People or Corporate Bodies:
apprentice was ....  Bartlett, William Henry  
..........................  (English painter, 1809-1854) [500008601]
collaborated with ....  Pugin, Augustus Charles  on the book "Specimens of Gothic Architecture" (1821-1823)
................................  (French draftsman and architect, ca. 1762-1832, active in Great Britain) [500020563]

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

Biographies:
(English art historian and draftsman, 1771-1857) ..... [VP Preferred]
(British draughtsman 1771-1857) ..... [GRLPSC]
(British artist, 1771-1857) ..... [WCP]
(British artist, 1771-1857) ..... [WCI]
(British artist, 1771-1857) ..... [WL-Courtauld]
(English art historian, 1771-1857) ..... [Grove Art]

Additional Names:

Sources and Contributors:
Britton, John ........ [GRLPA Preferred, Grove Art Preferred, WCI Preferred, WCP Preferred, WL-Courtauld Preferred]
............................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
............................  Grove Dictionary of Art online (1999-2002) accessed 7 July 2003
............................  Thieme-Becker, Allgemeines Lexikon der K√ľnstler (1980-1986)
............................  Witt Library, Authority files
John Britton ........ [VP]
..........................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules

Subject: ........ [Gallery Systems, GRLPA, Grove Art, VP, WCI, WCP, WL-Courtauld]
....................  Gallery Systems (2000-) LOC ID: n86006785
....................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
....................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
....................  Grove Dictionary of Art online (1999-2002) accessed 7 July 2003
....................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) LOC ID: n86006785
....................  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 7 July 2003
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