Inigo Jones


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

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But not every traveller was an Inigo Jones. Where this book excels is in looking beyond the grand tourists and artists in order to uncover the networks of mediators--fixers, brokers, and buyers--who brought continental art to England in the early 17th century.
Awards were made and designed by Inigo Jones of Caernarfon.
Almost entirely destroyed by fire in 1698, little remains today of the original building, but what does is Inigo Jones' magnificent Banqueting House, decorated with paintings by Peter Paul Rubens, a fitting memorial to the Palace's royal heritage.
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.
In this text on the English architect Inigo Jones, author Giles Worsley provides a needed re-evaluation of the topic of seventeenth-century classicism, which to date has been a little-studied area of European architectural history.
She shows how evidence of dancing, with its accompanying music, and of colourful costume, topped off with mask or make-up and enhanced by lighting, can present a more vivid, albeit blurred, image of the theatrical impact and cultural significance of the early Stuart masque than either Inigo Jones's designs, which were intended as working drawings for scene painters and costume makers, or textual records intended, particularly in Ben Jonson's case, to celebrate the printed word as much as the event it commemorated.
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.