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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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J. T. Gilbert

revised by Paul Caffrey

Bindon, Francis (c. 1690–1765), portrait painter and architect, was the fourth son of David Bindon (d. 1733) of Cloony, co. Clare, and his wife, Dorothy Burton, the daughter of Samuel Burton of Buncraggy, co. Clare, Ireland. Bindon's father had been member of the Irish ...

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Capon, William (1757–1827), scene-painter, architectural draughtsman, and architect, was born in Norwich on 6 October 1757, the son of Christopher Capon, portrait painter, and his wife, Anne, and was baptized at St Stephen's Church, Norwich, on 19 February 1758. At first he studied under his father but, preferring architecture, he moved to ...

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George Aitchison

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

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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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Sir Balthazar Gerbier (1592–16631667) by Paulus Pontius, 1634 (after Sir Anthony Van Dyck) © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Gerbier, Sir Balthazar (1592–1663/1667), art agent, miniature painter, and architect, was born on 23 February 1592 at Middelburg in the Netherlands, the son of Antonie Gerbier and Radigonde Blavet, who were Huguenot émigrés. Gerbier later styled himself Baron d'Ouvilly, or Doully. Little is known about his early upbringing or education, and ...

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Griggs, Frederick Landseer Maur (1876–1938), etcher, illustrator, and architect, was born on 30 October 1876 at 21 High Street, Hitchin, Hertfordshire, the eldest of four children of Frederick Griggs (1849–1926) and his wife, Jemima Elizabeth (Mimie; 1852–1900), daughter of Thomas Bailey, hatter. His parents were Baptists; his father, a baker and confectioner, was a deacon of the church, while his mother gave ...

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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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Charles Rennie Mackintosh (1868–1928) by James Craig Annan, 1893 The Annan Gallery, Glasgow

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Mackintosh, Charles Rennie (1868–1928), architect, decorative artist, and watercolour painter, was born on 7 June 1868 at 70 Parson Street, Glasgow, the fourth of the eleven children of William McIntosh (c.1837–1908), a clerk in the Glasgow police force, and his first wife, ...

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Müntz, Johann Heinrich [John Henry] (1727–1798), painter and architect, was born on 28 September 1727 in the town of Mulhouse, the second of three children of Martin Müntz, a schoolmaster, and his wife, Judith, née Dolfuss (Dollfus; 1697–1763). In 1748, while a captain of a Swiss regiment in the French army, ...

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Novosielski, Michael (c. 1747–1795), scene painter and architect, although Polish in name, was born in Rome. When he arrived in England is not known, but by 1772 he was living in Golden Square, London. On 3 September 1776 he married the singer Regina Felicia Pasquali (...

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Oram, William (d. 1777), painter and architect, was educated as an architect, and, through the patronage of Sir Edward Walpole, obtained the position in 1748 of master carpenter in the office of works, a post he held until his death. He designed a triumphal arch in ...

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Parke, Henry (1790–1835), painter and architect, was born in London on 21 November 1790 and baptized on 25 December at St Martin-in-the-Fields, London, the son of the celebrated oboist John Parke (1745–1829) and his wife, Hannah Maria, née Burnett (d. 1835). He was intended for the ...

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Edmund Thomas Parris (1793–1873) by unknown engraver, pubd 1873 (after James Russell & Sons) © National Portrait Gallery, London

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F. M. O'Donoghue

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Parris, Edmund Thomas (1793–1873), architect and painter, was born on 3 June 1793 in the parish of St Marylebone, Middlesex, the son of Edward and Grace Parris. He showed early artistic talent and was apprenticed to learn enamel painting and metal chasing with the jewellers ...