Update

Related Content

Related Overviews

masque

Andrea Palladio (1508—1580) Italian architect

Palladian

Ben Jonson (1572—1637) poet and playwright

See all related overviews in Oxford Reference »

 

More Like This

Show all results sharing these subjects:

  • Archaeology
  • Art & Architecture
  • Classical studies
  • History
  • Linguistics
  • Literature
  • Media studies
  • Music
  • Performing arts
  • Philosophy
  • Religion
  • Society and culture

GO

Show Summary Details

Overview

Inigo Jones

(1573—1652) architect and theatre designer


Quick Reference

(1573–1652),

English architect and stage designer. He introduced the Palladian style to England; notable buildings include the Queen's House at Greenwich (1616) and the Banqueting Hall at Whitehall (1619). He also pioneered the use of the proscenium arch and movable stage scenery in England.


Reference entries

View all reference entries »