Heather Luby's Renaissance Project

Inigo Jones

Biography

  • Inigo Jones was born on July 15,1573 in London, England.
  • He died on June 21, 1652 in London, England.
  • Throughout his life he traveled around Italy for a little, but for the most part he stayed in England.
  • He was apprenticed to a joiner in St. Paul's churchyard as a boy.
  • He never really revealed his true character or personality to the public.
  • He created architecture. He built The Queens House in Greenwhich, The Queens Chapel at St. James' palace, and many others.
  • Kings and Queens across England were his patrons.


This is the Banqueting house in Whitehall palace in london england.

Inigo Jones built this in 1619-1622.

This piece shows humanism because he didn't inquire the gods into his works.

I like this piece of work because it is intricate and appears very nice for the era of which it was built.


Bibliography

"Inigo Jones." Encyclopedia of World Biography. Detroit: Gale, 1998. Biography in Context. Web. 17 Nov. 2013.


"Inigo Jones." International Dictionary of Architects and Architecture. Gale, 1993. Biography in Context. Web. 17 Nov. 2013.


Jones, Inigo. Banqueting house. N.d. Artstor, London. Artstor.com. Web. 19 Nov. 2013.