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Fletcher, Banister, Sir

    Image Credit: RIBA

    Full Name: Fletcher, Banister, Sir

    Other Names:

    • Sir Banister Flight Fletcher

    Gender: male

    Date Born: 1866

    Date Died: 1953

    Home Country/ies: United Kingdom

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


    Architectural historian, wrote famous guide to architectural styles and periods. His father, also Banister Fletcher, was an architectural historian as well.

    Selected Bibliography

    Andrea Palladio: his Life and Works. London: G. Bell and Sons, 1902; The English Home. London: Methuen & Co. 1911; Influence of material on architecture. London, Batsford, 1897; and Fletcher, Banister (1833-1899) A History of Architecture on the Comparative Method. London: Athlone Press, University of London, 1896- [issued serially], first single-volume edition, London: B.T. Batsford and New York: C. Scribner’s Sons, 1897.


    "Fletcher, Banister, Sir." Dictionary of Art Historians (website).

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