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Heaven Room, Burghley House (1587) *

Artist/Designer: Antonio Verrio

Project Location: England

Figure 1: Heaven Room. Source: Alan and Jill, The Heaven Room, Burghley House, Lincolnshire. 2012, Digital Image. ( Source | Accessed : January 6, 2014 | Photographer: Alan and Jill )
Figure 2: Heaven Room. Source: Simon Wilkinson, Burghley House. 2013, Digital Image. ( Source | Accessed : January 6, 2014 | Photographer: Simon Wilkinson )
Figure 3: Heaven Room. Source: Derek Voller, The “Heaven Room” Burghley House. Digital Image. ( Source | Accessed : January 6, 2014 | Photographer: Derek Voller )
Figure 4: Heaven Room. Source: Derek Voller, The “Heaven Room” Burghley House. Digital Image. ( Source | Accessed : January 6, 2014 | Photographer: Derek Voller )
Figure 5: Heaven Room. Source: Simon Wilkinson, Burghley House. 2013, Digital Image. ( Source | Accessed : January 6, 2014 | Photographer: Simon Wilkinson )
Figure 6: Heaven Room. Source: Oxfordshire Churches, Burghley House. 2013, Digital Image. ( Source | Accessed : January 6, 2014 | Photographer: Oxfordshire Churches )

Style/Period(s):
Baroque

Primary Material(s):
Stone, Plaster, Paint, Light, Color

Function(s):
Residential Structure

Related Website(s):

Significant Date(s):
16th Century, 1558, 1587

Additional Information:
Publications/Texts in Print:

Arnold, Dana and David Peters Corbett. A Companion to British Art: 1600 to the Present. Hoboken: Wiley-Blackwell, 2013.

Platt, Colin. The Great Rebuildings of Tudor and Stuart England: Revolutions in Architectural Taste. New York: Routledge, 2013.

Simon, Jacob et al. English Baroque Sketches—The Painted Interior in the Age of Thronhill [Catalogue of an exhibition held at Marble House, Twickenham, 1 May-7 July 1974]. London: Greater London Council, 1974.

Sproule, Anna and Michael Pollard. The Country House Guide: Family Homes in the Historic Houses Association. London: Century, 1988.

Building Address: Peterborough, Stamford PE9 3JY, UK

Significant Dates: Construction Dates (1558–1587)

Supporting Staff/ Designers: NA.

Tags: Country House, Masonry Interior, Interior Paintings, Frescoes

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