John Harris
John Harris is curator emeritus of the Drawings Collection of the Royal Institute of British Architects.
Harris, John
Harris, John
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Description: William Kent: Designing Georgian Britain
KENT’S TASTES AND INTERESTS before he left for Italy in 1709 are virtually unknown or at best must be left to speculation. Any enlightening JÎ facts and documentation have long vanished. The budding young painter may well have been observant and curious, but the rural Bridlington countryside in the later seventeenth century was a desert as far as...
Author
Susan Weber (Editor)
PublisherBard Graduate Center
Description: William Kent: Designing Georgian Britain
DURING HIS TEN YEARS in Italy, Kent must have amassed a fat portfolio of drawings, not the least those produced when he was in the studio of Giuseppe Chiari...
Author
Susan Weber (Editor)
PublisherBard Graduate Center
Description: William Kent: Designing Georgian Britain
NEARLY ALL THE BIOGRAPHICAL WRITINGS on William Kent (fig. 1.1) refer to George Vertue’s obituary notice in his diary...
Author
Susan Weber (Editor)
PublisherBard Graduate Center
Description: William Kent: Designing Georgian Britain
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Author
Susan Weber (Editor)
PublisherBard Graduate Center