See also:English architect and
See also:collector, was
See also:born near
See also:Reading of a humble
See also:family whose name of
See also:Swan he afterwards altered to
See also:Soap or
See also:Soane . His
See also:talent as a boy attracted the
See also:attention of
See also:George Dance, junior, the architect, who with other friends helped him on . He won the Royal Academy's
See also:silver (1772) and gold (1776) medals, and a travelling studentship, and went to Italy to study (1777-1780) . Returning to England he got into practice as an architect, and in 1784 married a
See also:rich wife . He became architect to the
See also:Bank of England, which he practically rebuilt in its
See also:form, and did other important public
See also:work . He became an A.R.A in 1795, and R.A. in 18o2, and
See also:professor of architecture to the Royal Academy in 18o6 . In 1831 he was knighted . In his
See also:house in Lincoln's
See also:Fields he brought together a valuable antiquarian museum (now the Soane Museum), which in 18J5 he presented to the nation with an endowment; and there he died in 1837 .
FRANZ SNYDERS (1579-1657)
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