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Photo and Art
Author: John Dixon Hunt,Peter Willis
ISBN: 0262081768
Subcategory: Architecture
Pages 390 pages
Publisher MIT Press; 1st edition (October 1, 1988)
Language English
Category: Photo and Art
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eBook The Genius of the Place: The English Landscape Garden, 1620-1820 download

by John Dixon Hunt,Peter Willis


ISBN-13: 978-0262580922. A significant contribution to the subject of garden history.

The English A garden classic, The Genius of the Place reveals that the . The English landscape garden is richly documented in this anthology.

The English A garden classic, The Genius of the Place reveals that the history of landscape gardening is much more than a history of design and style; it opens up a wide perspective of English cultural history, showing how landscape gardening was gradually transformed over two centuries into an art that has been widely imitated throughout Europe and North America.

John Dixon Hunt, Peter Willis. Peter Willis, an architect, is reader in the History of Architecture at the University of Newcastle.

The English landscape garden is richly documented in this anthology. Over 100 illustrations accompany writings that range from Francis Bacon to Jane Austin; from the early 1600s, when Englishmen began to determine their own concept and form of the garden, through the first half of the eighteenth century when its distinctive feature emerged, to the heyday of the landscape garden under "Capability" Brown and the reactions to his pure formalism under Repton. and Loudon in the 1800s. A garden classic, The Genius of the Place reveals that the history of landscape gardening is much more than a history of design and style; it opens up a wide perspective of English cultural history, showing how landscape gardening was gradually transformed over two centuries into an art that has been widely imitated throughout Europe and North America.

Hunt, John Dixon, Willis, Peter.

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