JONES, Inigo
(b. 1573, London, d. 1652, London)

Interior view

Wilton House, Wilton, Wiltshire

There were very few architects, almost exclusively his collaborators and students, who escaped from the shadow of Inigo Jones, the great innovator. Among these were Isaac de Caus (c. 1590-c.1655), who, according to recent findings, designed Wilton House. The harmoniously proportioned façade is broad and flanked by high corner pavilions, with a window decorated in venetian style accentuating the central section.

The interior is dominated by a cube and a double cube, two box-shaped reception rooms furnished with the utmost elegance.

The picture shows a view of the interior of the "Double Cube."

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