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Downes, Kerry

    Image Credit: Paul Mellon Centre

    Full Name: Downes, Kerry

    Gender: male

    Date Born: 1930

    Date Died: 2019

    Home Country/ies: United Kingdom

    Subject Area(s): architecture (object genre) and sculpture (visual works)


    Architectural historian. Downes was the son of Ralph William Downes, (1904-1993) a professional organist. Downes studied at the Courtauld Institute where the lectures of Margaret Whinney on architectural history inspired him (acknowledged in his monograph on Wren, 1971).


    "Downes, Kerry." Dictionary of Art Historians (website).

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