Smirke

Smirke is a surname, and may refer to:

*Robert Smirke (painter)
*Robert Smirke (architect), son of Robert Smirke the painter
*Sydney Smirke, son of Robert Smirke the painter


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  • Smirke —   [sməːk], Sir (seit 1832) Robert, englischer Architekt, * London 1. 10. 1781, ✝ Cheltenham 18. 4. 1867; führender Vertreter des Klassizismus (Greek Revival). Er war Schüler von J. Soane, bildete sich aber v. a. auf Reisen (in Italien und… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Smirke, Sydney — SUBJECT AREA: Architecture and building [br] b. 1798 London, England d. 8 December 1877 Tunbridge Wells, England [br] English architect who created the circular reading room in the British Museum in London. [br] Apart from his considerable… …   Biographical history of technology

  • Robert Smirke — (1809) Robert Smirke (* 1. Oktober 1780 in London, Großbritannien; † 18. April 1867 in Cheltenham) war ein britischer Architekt. Er gestaltete zahlreiche bedeutende Gebäude in Großbritannien, insbesondere in London …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Robert Smirke (architect) — Sir Robert Smirke (1781 18 April 1876) was an English architect. BiographySmirke was the son of portrait painter Robert Smirke, and studied architecture as a pupil of classical architect John Soane in 1796, the same year he commenced his studies… …   Wikipedia

  • Edward Smirke — Sir Edward Smirke, (1795–1875), lawyer and antiquary, third son of Robert Smirke, and brother of Sir Robert Smirke, and of Sydney Smirke, was born at Marylebone in 1795. He was educated privately and at St. John s College, Cambridge, where he… …   Wikipedia

  • Sydney Smirke — Infobox Architect image size = caption = name = Sydney Smirke nationality = English birth date = 1798 birth place = London, England death date = 8 December 1877 death place = practice name = significant buildings= the circular reading room at the …   Wikipedia

  • Robert Smirke — People called Robert Smirke include:*An 18th/19th century English painter: Robert Smirke (painter) *A 19th century English architect: Robert Smirke (architect), son of the painter …   Wikipedia

  • Robert Smirke (painter) — Robert Smirke (1752 5 January 1845), English painter, was born at Wigton near Carlisle.In his thirteenth year he was apprenticed in London with an heraldic painter, and at the age of twenty he began to study in the schools of the Royal Academy,… …   Wikipedia

  • Смирк — (Smirke) Три англ. художника. 1) Роберт С. (1752 1845), рисовальщик и живописец, вначале занимался расписыванием карет и гербов, а потом учился в Лондонской Акад. художеств и стал с 1786 г. являться на ее выставках с жанровыми картинами, вскоре… …   Энциклопедический словарь Ф.А. Брокгауза и И.А. Ефрона

  • Σμάιρκ, σερ Ρόμπερτ — (Smirke). Άγγλος αρχιτέκτονας (Λονδίνο 1780 Τσέλτεναμ 1867). Υπήρξε αντιπρόσωπος της κλασικίζουσας Βικτοριανής αρχιτεκτονικής, χρησιμοποιώντας τον ελληνικό ρυθμό τον οποίο σπούδασε στην Ελλάδα και την Ιταλία και τον αντέγραψε πιστά από διάφορα… …   Dictionary of Greek

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