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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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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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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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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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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 (bap. 1790, d. 1835), painter and architect, was baptized on 25 December 1790 at St Martin-in-the-Fields, London, the son of the celebrated oboist John Parke (1745–1829) and his wife, Hannah Maria. He was intended for the bar, but owing to an indistinct utterance abandoned law. He tried several other professions and first showed ability as a painter of marine views, winning the ...

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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 ...

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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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Stuart, James [called Athenian Stuart] (1713–1788), painter and architect, was born in Creed Lane, Ludgate Street, London, the eldest son of a Scottish mariner who died when he was a boy, leaving the family with insufficient financial support.

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James Stuart (1713–1788) self-portrait, c. 1730 RIBA Library Photographs Collection