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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