Design for a triumphal arch, Temple Bar, London: elevation of the 'Arch of Constantine' project featuring sculpted panels and statues

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RIBApix ref no RIBA22737
Architect/DesignerJones, Inigo (1573-1652)
Artist/PhotographerJones, Inigo (1573-1652)
CountryUK: England
CityLondon
Subject Date1637
Image Date1637
ViewExterior
StyleBaroque
MediumDrawing
Library ReferenceSC200/JoI&WeJ[52]
OrientationPortrait
Colour / B&W Colour
Credit RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: Jones's design for his 'Constantine' arch is based on the arch engraved by Alberti in 'L'Architettura' (1550), VIII, p.294. The sculptured panels over the side arches were inserted on seperate paper; the two roundels are inscribed Laetitia Publica and Hylaritas Publica, also inserted, and drawn by John Webb.

Subject tags

decorative stonework, statues, triumphal arches, friezes