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REVETT, Nicholas (1720 - 1804), Painter, architect

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
REVETT, Nicholas (1720 - 1804), Painter, architect

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British, 18th century, male.

Born 1720, in Suffolk; died 3 June 1804, in London.

Painter, architect.

Nicholas Revett travelled to Italy in 1742 in order to study painting. He spent time in Rome as a pupil of Benefiol in Rome, and, during his stay there met and became firm friends with James 'Athenian' Stuart, who encouraged him to take a close interest in ancient public monuments

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