Kent, William, 1685-1748

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1685
Death 1748-04-12
Britons
Undetermined

Biographical notes:

William Kent was apprenticed to a coachmaker in Yorkshire but went to London in 1703 and to Rome in 1710 to study painting. In Italy he met Thomas Coke (first Earl of Leicester) who would become his patron.

From the description of Drawings of Holkham Hall. (Winterthur Library). WorldCat record id: 122559159

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Ark ID:
w68632jh
SNAC ID:
58217380

Subjects:

  • Architectural Drawings
  • Manors

Occupations:

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Places:

  • England--Norfolk (as recorded)
  • Norfolk (England) (as recorded)
  • England (as recorded)