Inigo Jones

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Inigo Jones
1573-1652
Design for the Scene of Whitehall with the Banqueting House for "Time Vindicated to Himself and to His Honours"
Pen and brown ink, over traces of graphite and stylus, on paper; squared for transfer in graphite and brown ink.
14 7/8 x 24 1/2 inches (380 x 625 mm), with irregular edges
Purchased as the gift of Mrs. Charles Wrightsman.
1984.29
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Inscribed at upper left in pen and brown ink, "Whitehall Gate"; at upper center, "Banquet House"; at lower center, "(?)0" and "20".
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Private collection, London; Clarendon Gallery, Ltd., London.
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Design for scenery in Act I of Ben Jonson's masque "Time Vindicated to Himself and His Honours", performed 19 January 1623.

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