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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 | ISBN: 9780198614111
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/15424
Kent, William (bap. 1686, d. 1748), painter, architect, and designer of gardens and interior furnishings

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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

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Subjects: biography ; history

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