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Jacobean architecture [1 record]

Record 1 2006-02-03

English

Subject field(s)
  • Architectural Styles
DEF

Style of English architecture of the reign of King James I and VI (1603-25), not greatly differing from Elizabethan architecture, and largely continuing into the reign of Charles I (1625-49).

OBS

It was essentially a mélange of Flemish, French, and Italian Renaissance influences, with pronounced emphases on themes drawn from Flemish Mannerism, including jewelled strapwork and grotesque ornament.

OBS

Jacobean style ... formed a transition between the Elizabethan and the pure Renaissance style later introduced by Inigo Jones.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Styles en architecture
OBS

L'architecture a sa place à la Barbade où sont situées 2 des 3 dernières maisons de style jacobien des Amériques [...] Très grandes, leur style jacobien se caractérise par une forme massive pour résister aux ouragans, un portique en arche et un toit plutôt plat.

OBS

Le caractère original de l'hôtel a été conservé avec des poutres en chêne et des boiseries de style jacobien.

Spanish

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