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Bampfylde, Coplestone Warre

Philip White.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Drawing and Pastels; Painting; Landscape Art and Architecture. 948 words.

Bampfylde, Coplestone Warre (1720–1791), landscape painter and garden designer, was born on 28 February 1720 at Hestercombe House, Kingston, Taunton, great-grandson of Sir Coplestone...

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Gilpin, William Sawrey

Sophieke Piebenga.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Drawing and Pastels; Painting; Landscape Art and Architecture; Architecture. 1767 words.

Gilpin, William Sawrey (1761/2–1843), landscape painter and landscape gardener, was the second of six children of Sawrey Gilpin (1733–1807), animal painter, and Elizabeth Broom. Gilpin's...

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Jekyll, Gertrude

Michael Tooley.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Art; Landscape Art and Architecture; Agriculture and Farming. 4611 words.

Jekyll, Gertrude (1843–1932), artist and garden designer, was born at 2 Grafton Street, London, on 29 November 1843, and baptized at St George's, Hanover Square, the fifth of seven children...

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Kent, William

John Harris.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Professional Interior Design; Decorative Arts, Furniture, and Industrial Design; Architecture; Landscape Art and Architecture; Drawing and Pastels; Painting; Fashion, Jewellery, and Body Art. 7506 words.

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...

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Nesfield, William Andrews

Thomas Seccombe.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Landscape Art and Architecture; Architecture; Drawing and Pastels; Painting. 964 words.

Nesfield, William Andrews (bap. 1794, d. 1881), watercolour painter and landscape gardener, was born in Chester-le-Street, co. Durham, and baptized there on 16 June 1794, the elder son of...

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Parsons, Alfred William

Tancred Borenius.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Drawing and Pastels; Painting; Landscape Art and Architecture. 1061 words.

Parsons, Alfred William (1847–1920), landscape painter, illustrator, and garden designer, was born at Beckington, Somerset, on 2 December 1847, the second son of Joshua Parsons...

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Verey [née Sandilands], Rosemary Isabel Baird

Penelope Hobhouse.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

March 2009; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Art Education; Landscape Art and Architecture. 1141 words.

Verey [née Sandilands], Rosemary Isabel Baird (1918–2001), garden designer and writer, was born at 3 Mansion Row, Brompton, Gillingham, Kent, on 21 December 1918, the youngest of four...

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