Definition of John vanbrugh
1. Noun. English architect (1664-1726).
Lexicographical Neighbors of John Vanbrugh
Literary usage of John vanbrugh
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. A Short History of the English Drama by Benjamin Griffith Brawley (1921)
"john vanbrugh.—Sir john vanbrugh (1664- 1726), after some early training in France and an adventurous experience in the army, became famous as the architect ..."
2. Notes and Queries by Martim de Albuquerque (1853)
"Sir john vanbrugh (Vol. viii., p. 65. &c.). —In An Account of the Life and Death ... Did the father of Sir john vanbrugh carry on that business at Chester ..."
3. Chambers's Cyclopaedia of English Literature: A History Critical and by Robert Chambers, David Patrick (1902)
"In SIR john vanbrugh. From an Engraving by J. Faber after a Picture by J. Richardson painted in 1735. 1685 he obtained a commission in the army. ..."
4. Anecdotes of Painters, Engravers, Sculptors and Architects and Curiosities by Shearjashub Spooner (1865)
"SIR john vanbrugh AND HIS CRITICS. This eminent English architect, who flourished about the commencement of the 18th century, had to contend with the wits ..."
5. The Popular History of England: An Illustrated History of Society and by Charles Knight (1874)
"It is difficult to look back upon these times and not to be moved to pity, if not to despise, the people that could bo Sir john vanbrugh. stirred into the ..."