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BURGES, William (1827 - 1881), Designer, painter, architect

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
BURGES, William (1827 - 1881), Designer, painter, architect

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British, 19th century, male.

Born 2 December 1827; died 20 April 1881, in Kensington (London).

Designer, painter, architect.

The son of an engineer, William Burges studied at King’s College, London, where he was a contemporary of Dante Gabriel Rossetti. He carried out much important architectural work including the restoration of Lille Cathedral in 1856. He was an associate member of the Royal Academy. He made a

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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