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ID: 500025805
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/ulan/500025805

 
Record Type: Person
Tessin, Nicodemus, the elder (Swedish or German architect, 1615-1681, born in Germany, active in Sweden)

Note: Was employed by the high nobility and royal family to design public buildings and private residences; appointed royal architect in 1646 and was sent to study in Italy, France and Holland. Tessin is noted for designing palaces and mansions in central Sweden and Stockholm, some influenced by the French Baroque. His most important ecclesiastical structure was the Kalmar Cathedral (begun 1660).

Names:
Tessin, Nicodemus, the elder (preferred,V,index)
Nicodemus Tessin the Elder (V,display)
Tessin, Nicodemus (V,LC)
Nicodemus Tessin (V)
Tessin, Nicodemus, I (V)
Tessin, Nicodemus I (V)
Nicodemus I Tessin (V)
Tessin, Nicodemus, the Elder (V)

Nationalities:
Swedish (preferred)
German
Scandinavian

Roles:
artist (preferred)
architect
engineer
civil engineer

Gender: male

Birth and Death Places:
Born:  Stralsund (Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany) (inhabited place)
Died:  Stockholm (Stockholm county, Sweden) (inhabited place)

Related People or Corporate Bodies:
assisted by ....  Spihler, Mathias  
....................  (German architect, 1640/1650-1691, active in Sweden) [500326332]
grandparent of ....  Tessin, Carl Gustaf  
..........................  (Swedish diplomat, author, 1695-1770) [500042119]
parent of ....  Tessin, Nicodemus, the younger  
................  (Swedish architect, draftsman, and collector, 1654-1728) [500004369]

List/Hierarchical Position:
 ....  Persons, Artists
 ........  Tessin, Nicodemus, the elder (I)

Biographies:
(Swedish or German architect, 1615-1681, born in Germany, active in Sweden) ..... [VP Preferred]
(Swedish architect, 1615-1681) ..... [AVERY]
(Swedish architect, 1615-1681) ..... [BHA]
(German artist, 1615-1681) ..... [WCP]
(Swedish architect, engineer and fortification engineer; born Stralsund (Sweden), 1615; died Stockholm (Sweden), 1681) ..... [CCA]
(German artist, 1615-1681) ..... [WL-Courtauld]
(Swedish architect, 1615-1681) ..... [AVERY]
(Swedish architect) ..... [AVERY]

Additional Names:

Sources and Contributors:
Nicodemus I Tessin ........ [VP, WL-Courtauld]
.....................................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
Nicodemus Tessin ........ [VP]
..................................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
Nicodemus Tessin the Elder ........ [VP]
...................................................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database
Tessin, Nicodemus ........ [AVERY Preferred, CCA, VP]
....................................  Avery Authority files (1963-)
....................................  Avery Index to Architectural Periodicals (1963-)
....................................  Grove Art Online (2003-2008) accessed 1 March 2005
....................................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-) no2002060206
Tessin, Nicodemus I ........ [BHA Preferred, CCA, VP, WL-Courtauld Preferred]
.......................................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database
.......................................  Witt Library, Authority files
Tessin, Nicodemus, I ........ [CCA, VP, WCP Preferred]
.........................................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database
Tessin, Nicodemus, the elder ........ [VP Preferred]
......................................................  CCA Authority File (1980-)
Tessin, Nicodemus, the Elder ........ [AVERY]
.......................................................  Avery Authority files (1963-)

Subject: ........ [AVERY, BHA, CCA, Gallery Systems, VP, WCP, WL-Courtauld]
....................  Avery Index to Architectural Periodicals (1963-)
....................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database
....................  CCA Authority File (1980-)
....................  Gallery Systems (2000-) LOC ID: no2002060206
....................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
....................  Grove Art Online (2003-2008) accessed 1 March 2005
....................  Hellquist, Erik Gunnar Asplund, Lotus International (1985)
....................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) LOC ID: no2002060206
....................  Macmillan Encyclopedia of Architects (1982)
....................  Portoghesi, Dizionario di architettura e urbanistica (1968-1969)
....................  Thieme-Becker, Allgemeines Lexikon der K√ľnstler (1980-1986)
....................  Union List of Artist Names (ULAN) (2002-)
....................  Witt Library, Authority files
 
Note:
English .......... [AVERY, CCA, VP]
.......... Hellquist, Erik Gunnar Asplund, Lotus International (1985)
.......... Macmillan Encyclopedia of Architects (1982) 197-198
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