Inigo Jones

Rennaisance Architect

By Bridget Healy

About him

  • He was born in London, England on july 15 1573
  • Nothing is know of him as a child and his early life
  • He is a famous architect
  • Between 1595 and 1605 he traveled across the continent mostly Venice Italy
  • He studied closly Andreo Palladio's work proffesionaly in Italy and learned from it
  • He was not low on the social class scale, he was rather high
  • For a while he was an architect to the kings
  • He had a pupil, John Webb
  • A few of Jones's buildings are the banqueting hall at white house, the queens chapel the square and houses for the Earl of Bedford
  • One of his patrons was king James the first

Inigo Jones's work

The Palace at Whitehall

(The Banquet Hall)

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  • The Palace at Whitehall is a tall intricate building that was created as one section of a large palace
  • This peice was built starting in 1619 and finished in 1622
  • This building is located in london England
  • this peice was a signifigant peice of arceticture in the renaissance because it had perspective porportion and classical italian elements
  • I find this building interesting because it incorparates ideas used in other famous buildings, and has great detailed workmanship
  • This building represents humanism because it is made by humans and was made using human skill

Work Cited

"Inigo Jones." Encyclopedia of World Biography. Detroit: Gale, 1998. Biography in Context. Web. 11 Nov. 2013.

CAST, DAVID. "Inigo Jones." Europe, 1450 to 1789: Encyclopedia of the Early Modern World. Ed. Jonathan Dewald. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 2004. Biography in Context. Web. 11 Nov. 2013

AR: Jones, Inigo, English

TI: Banqueting House, Whitehall Palace, London (exterior)

DT: 1619-1622

AA: ARTstor

CN: AIC_890032



AR: Built by Inigo Jones for Anne of Denmark, wife of James I, and later altered by John Webb

TI: Queen's House (London, England)

DT: Completed in 1638 and later altered by John Webb

AA: ARTstor




AR: Attributed to Inigo Jones, 1573-1652, British

TI: A Plumed Saddle-Horse

DT: ca. 1640

DS: Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection

AA: ARTstor

CN: AYCBAIG_10313605930



AR: Inigo Jones, 1573-1652, British

TI: Design for a Temporary Arch Ornamented with Putti and Allegorical Figures of Music and War

TI: Verso: Two Figure Studies

DT: ca. 1622

DS: Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection

DS: Provenance: Strawberry Hill Sale, 1892 The Property of Miss E. Carnegy - Arbuthnott, O.B.E. (Christie's, March 30, 1971, no. 19, repr., bt. John Baskett) (John Baskett, 1971).

AA: ARTstor

CN: AYCBAIG_10313603779