George David Anthon
architect ; b. 1714; d. August 30, 1781.
Anthon studied under Eigtved. September 30, 1751, he was appointed royal inspector of buildings and in 1748 professor of architecture in the academy at Copenhagen. In 1760 he was appointed royal architect. Anthon built the German Frederiks church at Christianshaven partly from the designs of Eigtved (begun 1755, finished 1769). He published Anvisning til den civile Bygningskunst (Danish and German; folio, 1759).




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