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ID: 500019479
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/ulan/500019479

 

Record Type: Person
Dance, George, the elder (English master shipbuilder, surveyor, and architect, 1700-1768)

Note: George Dance the Elder was the son of Giles Dance (died 1751), mason in Winchester and later in London. Giles took his son in partnership ca. 1717. He was the son-in-law of the surveyor and developer John Gould. He was the father of the artist Nathaniel Dance (1735-1811) and the architect George Dance the Younger (1741-1825). Dance was appointed clerk of the works to the City of London in 1735. He resigned his office in favor of his son George a few days before his death. British architect; father of architect George Dance the younger (1741-1825).

Names:
Dance, George, the elder (preferred,V,index)
George Dance the Elder (V,display)
Dance, George (V)
Dance, George, I (V)
Dance, George I (V)
Dance, George, Senior (V)
George Dance, the Elder (V)
George I Dance (V)
George Dance (V)

Nationalities:
British (modern) (preferred)
English

Roles:
artist (preferred)
shipbuilder
surveyor
architect

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:
child of ....  Dance, Giles  
..............  (British architect and sculptor, died 1751) [500281835]
parent of ....  Dance, George, the younger  
................  (English architect and artist, 1741-1825) [500030341]
parent of ....  Dance-Holland, Nathaniel  
................  (English painter and legislator, 1735-1811) [500115546]

List/Hierarchical Position:
 ....  Persons, Artists
 ........  Dance, George, the elder (I)

Biographies:
(English master shipbuilder, surveyor, and architect, 1700-1768) ..... [VP Preferred]
(British architect, 1700-1768) ..... [AVERY]
(British, 1700-1768) ..... [GRLPSC]
(English master shipbuilder, surveyor and architect, born London (England, United Kingdom), 1700; died London (England, Great Britain, now United Kingdom), 1768) ..... [CCA]
(British artist, 1695-1768) ..... [WL-Courtauld]
(British architect, 1695-1768) ..... [CL-Courtauld]
(British architect, 1700-1768) ..... [AVERY]

Additional Names:

Sources and Contributors:
Dance, George ........ [AVERY Preferred, CCA]
............................  Avery Authority files (1963-)
............................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-)
Dance, George I ........ [CL-Courtauld Preferred, GRLPA Preferred, VP, WL-Courtauld Preferred]
...............................  Thieme-Becker, Allgemeines Lexikon der Künstler (1980-1986)
...............................  Witt Library, Authority files
Dance, George, I ........ [CCA, VP]
.................................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database
Dance, George, Senior ........ [CCA]
...........................................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database
Dance, George, the elder ........ [CCA Preferred, VP Preferred]
..............................................  Macmillan Encyclopedia of Architects (1982)
George Dance ........ [AVERY, VP]
..........................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
George Dance, the Elder ........ [CCA]
.............................................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database
George Dance the Elder ........ [VP]
...........................................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
George I Dance ........ [CL-Courtauld, VP, WL-Courtauld]
.............................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules

Subject: ........ [AVERY, CCA, CL-Courtauld, GRLPA, VP, WL-Courtauld]
....................  Bénézit, Dictionnaire des Peintres (1976)
....................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database
....................  Colvin, Biographical Dictionary of British Architects (1978)
....................  Database for the Witt Checklist of Painters c. 1200-1976 (1978-)
....................  DNB: Oxford National Biography, 1912-1921 (1927)
....................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
....................  LCNAF Library of Congress Name Authority File [n.d.]
....................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-)
....................  Macmillan Encyclopedia of Architects (1982)
....................  Thieme-Becker, Allgemeines Lexikon der Künstler (1980-1986)
....................  Union List of Artist Names (ULAN) (2002-)
....................  Witt Library, Authority files
 
Note:
English .......... [AVERY, CCA, CL-Courtauld, VP]
.......... Colvin, Biographical Dictionary of British Architects (1978) 287-288
.......... LCNAF Library of Congress Name Authority File [n.d.]
.......... Macmillan Encyclopedia of Architects (1982) 465
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