Inigo Jones


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Noun1.Inigo Jones - one of the first great English architects and a theater designer (1573-1652)Inigo Jones - one of the first great English architects and a theater designer (1573-1652)
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The noble building of Inigo Jones faced the river grandly.
And besides this, while the ordinary stage was still without any scenery, Inigo Jones, the greatest architect in the land, joined Ben Jonson in making his plays splendid by inventing scenery for them.
Early in James' reign, therefore, Jonson was made Court Poet, and during the next thirty years he produced about forty masks, devoting to them much attention and care, and quarreling violently with Inigo Jones, the Court architect, who contrived the stage settings.
The thick, deep wood which you see in the hollow, about a mile off, surrounds Ashdown Park, built by Inigo Jones. Four broad alleys are cut through the wood from circumference to centre, and each leads to one face of the house.
At the other side of the room, further forward, is an Elizabethan chair roughly carved in the taste of Inigo Jones. On the same side a piano in a decorated case.
1573: Inigo Jones, classical-style architect, was born in London.
The slate quarry worker properties had been owned by the family of John Lloyd, of Inigo Jones Slate Works, which bought the Aberllefenni quarry back in the 1960s along with the homes.
It first aired on American TV back in 2004 and the score Ross Kemp, Warren Mitchell, Ray Fearon and Ben Inigo Jones in ITV's A Christmas Carol in 2000 featured 22 songs including The Lights Of Long Ago, Link By Link - a reference to Jacob Marley's chain forged in hell - Dancing On Your Grave and Christmas Together.
An inscription claims the structure was built by celebrated early 17th century architect Inigo Jones.
Using Cranborne's diary, written in 'schoolboy French', the party's correspondence, and Inigo Jones's own marginal notations, sketches, and plans for masques, the authors perform an impressive feat of imaginative reconstruction.
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.