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The picturesque garden in France

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Published by Princeton University Press in Princeton, N.J .
Written in English

    Places:
  • France.
    • Subjects:
    • Gardens, English -- France,
    • Gardens, English,
    • Gardens -- France,
    • Picturesque, The

    • Edition Notes

      StatementDora Wiebenson.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsSB466.F8 W53
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxviii, 137 p., [44] leaves of plates :
      Number of Pages137
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4553179M
      ISBN 100691039305
      LC Control Number77022704


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ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xviii, pages, 44 unnumbered leaves of plates: illustrations ; 29 cm: Contents: Foreword --Part I: The French picturesque garden before ; French opinion on the English picturesque garden --Part II: The ing theory: England ; Gardening theory: France --Part III: French picturesque garden.

The Picturesque Garden in France Hardcover – by Dora Wiebenson (Author) › Visit Amazon's Dora Wiebenson Page. Find all the books, read about the author, and more. See search results for this author. Are you an author. Learn about Author Central Cited by:   The book traces the rise of the picturesque garden in England, exploring intricate dialogues between practical place-making and the theoretical formulations of the picturesque that began with Alexander Pope and Joseph Addison and ended with the writings of William Gilpin, Uvedale Price, and Richard Payne Knight in the by: The Picturesque Garden in Europe.

John Dixon Hunt has a very good eye. In this most visual of books, the stunning photographs, many of them shot by the author himself at locations across Europe, are juxtaposed with a superb selection of illustrations of eighteenth-century paintings, watercolors, and designs of some of the most celebrated gardens of the age.

During the midth century, the formal gardens favored by Louis XIV gave way to a style known as the picturesque. The straight paths and stationary views that characterized the grounds of Versailles were transformed into meandering walkways through landscapes that seemed more natural than artificial.

These gardens represented a shift in the way nature was. Picturesque Garden Capitalizing on topographic features and favoring asymmetrical design compositions, these landscapes manifested a more “romantic” style that incorporated Gothic and Italianate aesthetic expression as well as rustic details.

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French philosophe Jean Jacques Rousseau's tomb in Rene de Girardin's garden of Ermenonville. Rousseau's body was removed during the French Revolution and reinterred in the Pantheon in Paris. (Image from Wikipedia) I wrote this essay in for an art history Honours course on eighteenth-century French art.

The images were photocopied from books, so. The Evolution of English Picturesque Landscape Garden to Urban Public Park. Vanbrugh was constructed on the corner of the forest so as not to compete with Nature, but to amend it. Stephen Switzer, the philosopher of the early th.

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In this formulation of his ideas concerning Author: Claude-Henri Watelet. Art historian specializing in garden history, I regularly publish articles and reviews in scholarly journals.

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The garden attracted visitors from all over Europe, including Jean-Jacques Rousseau. It became the inspiration for landscape gardens in Britain and on the Continent.

Stourhead, in Wiltshire (–80), created by banker Henry Hoare, was one of the first 'picturesque' gardens, inspired to resemble the paintings of Claude Lorrain.

Hoare had. John Dixon Hunt is widely considered one of the foremost of today's writers on the history and theory of gardens and landscape architecture. Gardens and the Picturesque collects 11 of Hunt's essays - several of them never before published - that deal with the ways in which men and women have given meaning to gardens and landscapes, especially with the ways in which gardens have represented the.

The picturesque is an aesthetic category developed in the eighteenth-century to describe, in the words of artist and author William Gilpin ( – ), ‘that peculiar kind of beauty which is agreeable in a picture’.

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