List of plates; Acknowledgements; List of abbreviations; Introduction: the court masque; 1. The theory and practice of imitation; 2. The masques as pictures; 3. Architecture; 4. Figures; 5. Landscape; 6. Ornament; 7. Antiquity; Conclusion; Notes; Bibliography; Index.
A full-length study of Inigo Jones as a stage-designer.
'... again and again Peacock astonishes with the sharpness of his eye, finding and demonstrating the source for this or that detail of a Jones design in prints that are often widely separated in origin.' John Orrell, Around the Globe