Chatsworth.

The bust of Inigo Jones(1575-1652) by John Michael Rysbrack(1694-1770) is my chosen object from Chatsworth house.

Unfortunately I could not upload the poster I have made on my chosen object, so instead I have uploaded the photos that I used.

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I love what this bust stands for, what it represents. Architecture is a huge influence on fashion and the modern world and this bust represents some of the most substantial and breathtaking architecture in world, let alone the UK.

I had never heard of Inigo Jones before researching this sculpture which surprises me as he has had such a huge impact on the world. In Inigo Jones: The architect of kings he says

“Inigo Jones (1573-1652) is widely acknowledged to have been England’s most important architect”

Originally, I may have thought that I was simply choosing a sculpture or piece of art but have now uncovered such a huge back story and I am eager to find out more.

Fig1.-http://www.chatsworth.org/attractions-and-events/art-archives/art-and-archives-collections/collection/sculpture/portrait-bust-of-inigo-jones

Marble; c. 1725

Fig2.-https://www.architecture.com/Explore/Architects/InigoJones.aspx

Image: Composition of the works of Inigo Jones

Credit: RIBA Collections

Fig3.-https://www.architecture.com/Explore/Architects/InigoJones.aspx

Portrait of Inigo Jones
Credit: RIBA Collections

Fig4.-http://www.greatbuildings.com/cgi-bin/additional_image_viewer.cgi?2476

Westminster Abbey
Inigo Jones
London
1245-69
West Front

Other sources used;

http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/historic_figures/jones_inigo.shtml 

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Inigo_Jones 

Foyle, J. (Jan 2006) The Architects’ Journal: The architecture of Inigo Jones was the flat-pack of its day

Hart, V. (Sept 2011) Inigo Jones: The architect of kings

James, L-M. (1953) The age of Inigo Jones B.T. Batsford

Online articles;

https://www.questia.com/read/1G1-192967024/the-london-palladian-height-of-fashion-the-banqueting

(Link above) Jury, L. (Jan 2009) The London Palladian; Height of Fashion: The Banqueting House in Whitehall – Built by Inigo Jones between 1619 and 1622. It Now Hosts All Sorts of Events Including, as Seen Here, a Catwalk Show Classical Designs: Spencer House, Overlooking Green Park; a Design for the Villa Capra, Aka la Rotonda, in Vicenza; and Chiswick House, Which Belonged to Foremost Collector of Palladio Drawings, Lord Burlington The Evening Standard

https://www.questia.com/article/1G1-106434106/puritan-with-a-decadent-streak-critic-s-choice

(Link above) Ned, D. (August 2003) Puritan with a Decadent Streak; Critic’s Choice The Daily Mail

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