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Hawksmoor, Nicholas

Nicholas Hawksmoor (1661-1736)

Thomas Kellner: 14#06, London, Westminster Abbey (architect Nicholas Hawksmoor), 1999, C-Print, 19,2x24,7 cm/7,5"x9,6", edition 10+3

Nicholas Hawksmoor was born in 1661 and he died March 25 in 1736. He was a British architect subscribed to the baroque style. From 1684 to 1700 he worked on several projects with his teacher Christopher Wren. For example Chelsea Hospital, St. Paul´s Cathedral, Hampton Court Palace and Greenwich Hospital. In honour of the great architect the Nicholas Hawksmoor Primary School is named after him. He designed six of Londons churches.

 

Important works

St. Alfege´s Church, Greenwich
St George´s Church, Bloomsbury
Christ Church, Spitalfields
St George in the East, Wapping
St Mary Woolnoth
St Anne´s Limehouse
Westminster Abbey