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Renaissance of Italian gardens

Lorenza De" Medici Stucchi

Renaissance of Italian gardens

by Lorenza De" Medici Stucchi

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Published by Fawcett Columbine in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Italy.,
  • Italy
    • Subjects:
    • Gardens, Italian.,
    • Gardens, Renaissance -- Italy.,
    • Gardens -- Italy.,
    • Gardens, Italian -- Pictorial works.,
    • Gardens, Renaissance -- Italy -- Pictorial works.,
    • Gardens -- Italy -- Pictorial works.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 190) and index.

      StatementLorenza de"Medici ; photographs by John Ferro Sims.
      ContributionsSims, John Ferro.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsSB457.85 .D4 1990
      The Physical Object
      Pagination192 p. :
      Number of Pages192
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2228084M
      ISBN 100449904415
      LC Control Number89078422

      The Renaissance of Italian Gardens Newbury Books has been selling fine books on art and architecture since Our books are in new, like new, or very good collectible condition. Garden and Grove is a pioneering study of the English fascination with Italian Renaissance gardens. John Dixon Hunt studies reactions of English visitors in their journals and travel books to the exciting world of Italian gardens: its links with classical villas, with Virgil and farming, with Ovid and metamorphosis, its association with theater.

      ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Reprint. Originally published: London, E. Benn, With new forward. "This publication reproduces the text and plates of the first edition without any changes except for repagination"--Title page verso. Italian Renaissance Gardens evolved from many sources, in particular the Arab garden traditions although Islamic symbolism was given a Christian interpretation. The other major influence was a revival of interest in the cultures of antiquity, and the Renaissance designers constantly tried to emulate and surpass the ancient Greek and Roman achievements.

      Garden and Grove is a pioneering study of the English fascination with Italian Renaissance gardens. John Dixon Hunt studies reactions of English visitors in their journals and travel books to the exciting world of Italian gardens: its links with classical villas, with Virgil and farming, with Ovid and metamorphosis, its association with theater, its variety, its staged debates between art and. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: pages: color illustrations ; 26 cm: Contents: Badia a Coltribuono --La Ferriera --La Foce --Villadeati Castle --Le Fontanelle --La Fogazzaro --Villa Hruska --Villa Bagatti Valsecchi --Villa Codroipa Badoglio --Duino Castle --Marocco di Venezia --Villa Emo Capodilista --Villa dei Pioppi --Villa Loredan --Villa Guerrieri.


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