Inigo Jones

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one of the first great English architects and a theater designer (1573-1652)


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In many ways, the central figure of the book is not Cranborne--the chief tourist--or Inigo Jones, but the scholar-traveller John Finet.
His periods are the medieval legacy, the age of Inigo Jones (1573-1652), Sir Christopher Wren (1632-1723), his successors, from Italian to Greek and Gothic (1810-40), the Victorian era, and the 20th century.
Awards were made and designed by Inigo Jones of Caernarfon.
He does, however, frequently represent his authorial labours in terms of socially compromising manual work, even as he uses the trope of manual work to disparage others such as Inigo Jones.
We owe the RIBA's extraordinary collection in large part to Inigo Jones who instigated their purchase to bring them from Italy 35 years after Palladio's death.
Within this traditional framework, then, the classicizing style of Inigo Jones can only be seen as either a delayed attempt to emulate the Renaissance style or as an incredibly progressive anticipation of mid-eighteenth century Neo-Classicism.
Extensive travel, coupled with the purchase, comparative scrutiny, and annotation of books, allowed Inigo Jones both to master his art and to become a professional architect.
They included Inigo Jones, a handicap chaser who completed a hat-trick in the spring.
Inigo Jones has proved a different proposition since being restrained in the early parts of his races.
After a discussion of the staging and design of the masque that is well-informed but almost entirely speculative, offering little besides analogous details from unassigned Inigo Jones sketches, Raylor considers the possibility that Jones designed this masque.
Rowe, who had followed John Shaw and others to Cornell in 1963, was the intellectual descendent of German art historian Rudolf Wittkower, with whom he had written his thesis on Inigo Jones, and had applied Wittkower's analysis of Mannerism in architecture to the work of Le Corbusier.
The 17th-century, 115-room stately home - designed by Inigo Jones - is set in 3,500 acres of Kent countryside.
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Although the names of the inventors and designers such as Ben Jonson and Inigo Jones are better known than those of composer-performers like Nicholas Lanier, music in the court masques was provided by "the largest and most proficient group of professional musicians in England" (148).
The Masque of Blackness (1605) was the first commission from the new court for both Ben Jonson and Inigo Jones, who met the challenge of making a beautiful occasion around the conceit of the arrival of blackamoors.