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ID: 500115492
 
Record Type: Person
Wren, Christopher (English architect, 1632-1723)

Note: Born 20 October 1632; died 25 February 1723. Noted as an eminent English architect, he was the leader of the English Baroque School and the architect of Saint Paul's Cathedral in London. British architect.

Names:
Wren, Christopher (preferred,V,index,LC)
Christopher Wren (V,display)
Wren, Sir Christopher (V)
Sir Christopher Wren (V)
Wren, Sir (V)
Wren, Christopher, Sir (V)
Christopher Wren Sir (V)

Nationalities:
British (modern) (preferred)
English

Roles:
artist (preferred)
architect
mathematician
printmaker
engraver (printmaker)
draftsman

Gender: male

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

Events:
active:   England (United Kingdom) (country)

Related People or Corporate Bodies:
apprentice was ....  Hawksmoor, Nicholas  in the 1680s
..........................  (English architect, 1661-1736) [500012664]
apprentice was ....  Laine, Thomas  
..........................  (British draftsman, born ca. 1652, died ca. 1683-1684) [500263810]
assisted by ....  Dickinson, William  
....................  (British architect, ca. 1671-1725) [500022602]
employee was ....  Gibbons, Grinling  
......................  (English woodcarver and sculptor, 1648-1721) [500115483]
employee was ....  Tijou, Jean  1695-1707
......................  (French metalworker, active 1689-1712 in England) [500098720]
student of ....  Wilbraham, Elizabeth Mytton, Lady Thomas  
..................  (British architect, 1632-1705) [500283681]
worked with ....  Cleare, William  
....................  (English architect and joiner, active late 17th century) [500034353]

List/Hierarchical Position:
 ....  Persons, Artists
 ........  Wren, Christopher (I)

Biographies:
(English architect, 1632-1723) ..... [VP Preferred]
(English architect and engraver; born East Knoyle (Wiltshire, England, now England, United Kingdom), 1632; died Hampton Court (England, Great Britain, now Greater London, England, United Kingdom), 1723) ..... [CCA]
(British architect, 1632-1723) ..... [AVERY]
(20.X.1632-25.II.1723; Architect, Mathematician, England) ..... [FDA]
(English architect, 1632-1723) ..... [BHA]
(artist, 1632-1723) ..... [GRL]
(English architect, 1632-1723) ..... [Grove Art]
(British architect, 1632-1723) ..... [AVERY]
(British architect, 1632-1723) ..... [CL-Courtauld]
(British draughtsman 1632-1723) ..... [GRLPSC]

Sources and Contributors:
Christopher Wren ........ [VP]
..................................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
Christopher Wren Sir ........ [AVERY, VP]
.........................................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
Sir Christopher Wren ........ [CCA]
.........................................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database
Wren, Christopher ........ [BHA Preferred, CCA, CL-Courtauld Preferred, FDA Preferred, GRL Preferred, GRLPSC Preferred, VP Preferred]
....................................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) n 80102228
....................................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-) n 79147280
....................................  Macmillan Encyclopedia of Architects (1982)
....................................  National Gallery of Art database, Washington (1987-)
....................................  RILA/BHA (1975-2000) Subject, 1988
....................................  Thieme-Becker, Allgemeines Lexikon der Kunstler (1980-1986)
....................................  Witt Library, Authority files
Wren, Christopher, Sir ........ [AVERY Preferred]
.............................................  Avery Authority files (1963-)
Wren, Sir ........ [CL-Courtauld]
....................  Witt Library, Authority files
Wren, Sir Christopher ........ [AVERY, CCA, FDA, Grove Art Preferred]
...........................................  CCA Authority File (1980-)
...........................................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
...........................................  Macmillan Encyclopedia of Architects (1982)

Subject: ........ [AVERY, BHA, CCA, CL-Courtauld, FDA, GRL, GRLPSC, Grove Art, VP]
....................  Bénézit, Dictionnaire des Peintres (1976)
....................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database
....................  CCA Authority File (1980-)
....................  Colvin, Biographical Dictionary of British Architects (1978)
....................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
....................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
....................  Kaufmann, Architecture in the Age of Reason (1968, 1955)
....................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.)
....................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-) n 79147280
....................  Macmillan Encyclopedia of Architects (1982)
....................  National Gallery of Art database, Washington (1987-)
....................  RILA/BHA (1975-2000) Subject, 1988
....................  Thieme-Becker, Allgemeines Lexikon der Kunstler (1980-1986) v.36, p.274 ff.
....................  Witt Library, Authority files
 
Note:
English .......... [AVERY, CCA, CL-Courtauld, VP]
.......... Grove Dictionary of Art online (1999-2002) accessed 15 July 2002
.......... Macmillan Encyclopedia of Architects (1982)
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