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Isaac Ware (1704?-1766), Architect

Sitter in 2 portraits
Architect. Sent to study in Italy, possibly by Lord Burlington, Ware became one of the leading practitioners in the Palladian style and was Secretary to the Board of Works from 1736 until his death. His principal private commissions were Chesterfield House in Mayfair, 1748-9, and Wrotham Park, Middlesex, built in 1754 for Admiral Byng.

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Isaac Ware

after Louis François Roubiliac
marble bust, (circa 1741)
On display in Room 12 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 4982


Isaac Ware

cast by J.P. Langhorn, after Unknown artist, after Louis François Roubiliac
plaster, 1975 (circa 1741)
On display on Floor 2: Turning Heads at Beningbrough Hall
NPG D21388