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Kenneth Clark

AKA Kenneth Mackenzie Clark

Born: 10-Jul-1903
Birthplace: London, England
Died: 21-May-1983
Location of death: Hythe, Kent, England
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Buried, St. Peter and St. Paul Churchyard, Saltwood, Kent, England

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Historian

Nationality: England
Executive summary: Civilisation

Father: Kenneth MacKenzie Clark
Mother: Margaret Alice
Wife: Elizabeth Jane Martin (m. 1927, two sons, one daughter)
Son: Alan Clark (British MP, b. 1928, d. 1999)
Daughter: Colette (twin, b. 9-Oct-1932)
Son: Colin Clark (twin, b. 9-Oct-1932, d. 17-Dec-2002)

    High School: Winchester College
    University: Trinity College, Oxford University
    Professor: Slade Professor of Fine Art, Oxford University (1946-50)
    Professor: Slade Professor of Fine Art, Oxford University (1961-62)

    Ashmolean Museum Director (1931-34)
    UK National Portrait Gallery Director (1934-45)
    Surveyor of the Queen's Pictures 1934-44
    Arts Council of Great Britain Chairman (1953-60)
    Royal Scottish Academy
    Independent Television Authority Chairman (1954-57)
    Cholecystectomy

Author of books:
Leon Battista Alberti on Painting
The Gothic Revival (1928)
A Catalogue of the Drawings of Leonardo da Vinci in the Collection of His Majesty the King, at Windsor Castle (1935, art)
Leonardo da Vinci: An Account of His Development as an Artist (1939)
Landscape into Art (1949, art)
Piero Della Francesca (1951, art)
The Nude: A Study in Ideal Art (1956, art)
Looking at Pictures (1960, art)
Rembrandt and the Italian Renaissance (1966, art)
Civilisation: A Personal View (1969, history)
The Romantic Rebellion: Romantic versus Classic Art (1973, art)
Another Part of the Wood: A Self-Portrait (1974, memoir)
The Other Half: A Self-Portrait (1977, memoir)
Feminine Beauty (1980, art)


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