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ID: 500009084
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/ulan/500009084

 
Record Type: Person
Linnell, John (English furniture maker, 1729-1796)

Note: Died 27 April 1796. Son of William Linnell, furniture maker. Student and member of the St. Martin's Lane Academy. John Linnell joined his father's firm in 1749. In 1750, Linnell's firm was transferred to 8 Long Acre, London, and in 1754 it moved again to a larger workshop at 28 Berkeley Square, London. Father and son worked here (28 Berkeley Sq.) for nine years (from 1754 to 1763), building up a clientèle and covering a wide range of activities as carvers, furniture makers and upholsterers. At William's death in 1763 John found himself in sole charge of a firm employing some forty or fifty people. English furniture maker.

Names:
Linnell, John (preferred,V,index)
John Linnell (V,display)
Linnel, John (V)
Linnell, John, I (V)
Linnell, John i (U)

Nationalities:
British (modern) (preferred)
English

Roles:
artist (preferred)
furniture maker
cabinetmaker
furniture designer
carver
upholsterer
designer

Gender: male

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

Events:
active:   1749-1796  London (Greater London, England, United Kingdom) (inhabited place)

Related People or Corporate Bodies:
child of ....  Linnell, William  
..............  (English cabinetmaker, 1703-1763) [500104545]

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

Biographies:
(English furniture maker, 1729-1796) ..... [AVERY Preferred]
(British cabinetmaker, ca.1729-1796) ..... [BHA]
(British furniture designer, furniture worker, cabinetmaker, upholsterer and carver; born 1729; died 1796) ..... [CCA]
(British artist, -1796) ..... [WCP]
(British artist, d.1796) ..... [WCI]
(British artist, died 1796) ..... [WL-Courtauld]
(English designer, 1729-1796) ..... [Grove Art]

Additional Names:

Sources and Contributors:
John Linnell ........ [AVERY, CCA, VP]
..........................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database
..........................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
Linnel, John ........ [VP]
..........................  Witt Computer Index database
Linnell, John ........ [AVERY Preferred, BHA Preferred, CCA Preferred, Grove Art Preferred, WCP Preferred]
............................  Avery Authority files (1963-)
............................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
............................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-)
Linnell, John, I ........ [VP, WL-Courtauld Preferred]
.................................  Witt Library, Authority files
Linnell, John i ........ [Grove Art]
..............................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)

Subject: ........ [AVERY, BHA, CCA, Gallery Systems, Grove Art, VP, WCI, WCP, WL-Courtauld]
....................  Beard and Gilbert, Dictionary of English Furniture Makers (1986) 543-544
....................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database
....................  Colvin, Biographical Dictionary of British Architects (1978)
....................  Connoisseur 191/767 (1976)
....................  Encyclopedia of World Art (1959-1987)
....................  Gallery Systems (2000-) LOC ID: n81025491
....................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
....................  Grove Art Online (2008-) accessed 25 June 2009
....................  Heal, London Furniture Makers (1988)
....................  LCNAF Library of Congress Name Authority File [n.d.]
....................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) LOC ID: n81025491
....................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-)
....................  Macmillan Encyclopedia of Architects (1982)
....................  Oxford Companion to Decorative Arts (1985)
....................  Redgrave, Artists of English School (1970)
....................  Thieme-Becker, Allgemeines Lexikon der Künstler (1980-1986)
....................  Ward-Jackson, English Furniture Designs (1958)
....................  Witt Computer Index database
....................  Witt Library, Authority files
 
Note:
English .......... [AVERY, CCA]
.......... Beard and Gilbert, Dictionary of English Furniture Makers (1986) 543-544
.......... LCNAF Library of Congress Name Authority File [n.d.]
.......... Redgrave, Artists of English School (1970)
.......... Thieme-Becker, Allgemeines Lexikon der Künstler (1980-1986)
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