Home Page Image



Anderson, William J[ames]

Date born:

January 1, 1864

Place born:

Date died:

January 1, 1900

Place died:


Wrote an early guide to Italian Renaissance architecture; the 5th edition, posthumously edited by Arthur Stratton (q.v.), was an early text to treat Baroque architecture as an epoch.

Home country:

United Kingdom


Sources: mentioned, "Wohl, Helmut. "Robert Chester Smith and the History of Art in the United States." in, Sala, Dalton, and Tamen, Pedro, et al. Robert C. Smith, 1912-1975: A investigação na História de Arte/ Research in History of Art. Lisbon: Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian, 2000, p. 24.


Bibliography: 5th ed. and Stratton, Arthur. The Architecture of the Renaissance in Italy: a General View for the Use of Students and Others. New York: C. Scribner’s Sons/London: B. T. Batsford, ltd., 1927;