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Francis Arundale (1807–1853) by Maxim Gauci, pubd 1837 (after Penry Williams, c. 1833) © Copyright The British Museum

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Arundale, Francis (1807–1853), architect and painter, was born at 4 Stanhope Terrace, London, on 9 August 1807, the son of George Arundale. He was an early pupil of Augustus Charles Pugin, with whom he stayed for seven years, accompanying his master to Normandy...

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Cipriani, Giovanni Battista (1727–1785), decorative painter and draughtsman, was born in Florence, Italy, but spent the last thirty years of his life in London, where he became 'one of the great backroom figures of the neo-classic style in England' (Waterhouse, 18c Painters...

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Deane, William Wood (1825–1873), architect and painter, was born on 3 or 22 March 1825, in Liverpool Road, Islington, London, the third son of John Wood Deane, a bank cashier and painter, and his wife, Anna Maria, née Glasse (1784–1859), whose father had been mayor of ...

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Devey, George (1820–1886), architect and painter, was born on 23 February 1820 at 34 Ely Place, London, the second of four children of Frederick Nicholls Devey (1786–1862), a solicitor, and his wife, Ann (b. 1785), daughter of Durs Egg, a Swiss gunmaker who had emigrated to ...

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George Devey (1820–1886) by unknown photographer RIBA Library Photographs Collection

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William Kent (bap. 1686, d. 1748) by William Aikman, c. 1723–5 © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Kent, William (bap. 1686, d. 1748), painter, architect, and designer of gardens and interior furnishings, was baptized William Cant in St Mary's Church, Bridlington, Yorkshire, on 1 January 1686, the son of William Cant and his wife, Esther Shimmings.

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Knight, John Baverstock (1785–1859), land surveyor and painter, was born on 3 May 1785 at the rectory, Langton Long Blandford, Dorset, the third of eight children of James Forster Knight (1751–1808), captain, 3rd Dorset militia, and his wife, Sophia (1751/2–1820), daughter of Colonel John Kay...