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Sir John Soane (1753–1837)

Photo credit: The Royal Institution

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Sir John Soane was a renowned architect of the late Georgian period, specialising in the Neo-Classical style. As well as holding the post as Professor of Architecture at the Royal Academy he was also a Fellow of the Royal Society and Architect to the Bank of England. Only a few of the buildings he designed have survived to the present day, the best known is his own house in Lincoln’s Inn Fields, now a museum displaying his eclectic collection of artworks and antiquities.

The Royal Institution

London


Date

1812

Medium

oil on canvas

Measurements

H 75.2 x W 62.2 cm

Accession number

RIIC 0051

Acquisition method

gift from Edward M. Foxhall, Esq. 1853

Work type

Painting


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