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ID: 500009372
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/ulan/500009372

 
Record Type: Person
Byng, Edward (English painter, ca. 1676-1753)

Note: Byng was a leading drapery painter and a long-time assistant of Godfrey Kneller. Kneller bequeathed to Byng all his drawings and unfinished paintings, a number of which Byng and others appear to have afterwards completed.

Names:
Byng, Edward (preferred,V,index)
Edward Byng (V,display)

Nationalities:
British (modern) (preferred)
English

Roles:
artist (preferred)
painter

Gender: male

Birth and Death Places:
Born:  Potterne (Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom) (inhabited place)
Died:  Potterne (Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom) (inhabited place)

Related People or Corporate Bodies:
assistant of ....  Kneller, Godfrey  
......................  (English painter, 1646-1723) [500015875]
sibling of ....  Byng, Robert  
..................  (English painter, 1666-1720) [500124994]

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

Biographies:
(English painter, ca. 1676-1753) ..... [VP Preferred]
(British, act.1723-d.1753) ..... [GRLPSC]
(British artist, op.1723-m.1753) ..... [WCP]
(British artist, circa 1676-1753) ..... [WCI]
(British artist, active 1723, died 1753) ..... [WL-Courtauld]

Additional Names:

Sources and Contributors:
Byng, Edward ........ [GRLPA Preferred, VP Preferred, WCI Preferred, WCP Preferred, WL-Courtauld Preferred]
..........................  British Museum Catalogue of British Drawings (1960)
..........................  Grove Art Online (2003-2008) accessed 19 July 2004
..........................  Witt Library, Authority files
Edward Byng ........ [VP, WL-Courtauld]
........................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules

Subject: ........ [GRLPA, VP, WCI, WCP, WL-Courtauld]
....................  British Museum Catalogue of British Drawings (1960)
....................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
....................  Grove Art Online (2003-2008) accessed 19 July 2004
....................  Thieme-Becker, Allgemeines Lexikon der K√ľnstler (1980-1986)
....................  Witt Library, Authority files
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
.......... Grove Art Online (2003-2008) accessed 19 July 2004
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