Reference Entry

Kent, William (bap. 1686, d. 1748), painter, architect, and designer of gardens and interior furnishings

John F. Harris

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:


Family and education | The Italian scene | Kent's character | Kent as painter | Drawing style | Furniture and ornamental design | Kent as architect | Kent as gardener | Summary

Reference Entry.  7199 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Biographical Studies ; History

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