5 edition of Villas and Gardens in Early Modern Italy and France (Cambridge Studies in New Art History and Criticism) found in the catalog.
June 18, 2001
by Cambridge University Press
Written in English
|Contributions||Mirka Benes (Editor), Dianne Harris (Editor)|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||448|
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Providing an overview of the new directions that are currently taken in cultural landscape studies, Villas and Gardens in Early Modern Italy and France also places these sites within the context of European intellectual history, material culture studies, and cultural landscape studies.
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Review of "Villas and Gardens in Early Modern Italy and France" by Mirka Benes and Dianne Harris. Benes, of Villas and Gardens in Early Modern Italy and France (Cambridge University Press, ), and the author of The Nature of Authority: Villa Culture, Landscape, and Representation in Eighteenth-Century Lombardy (Pennsylvania State University Press, ), and Maybeck’s Landscapes: Drawing In Nature which will be published in The references in the foreword to the writings of Pliny the Younger on the philosophical objectives of an Italian garden were useful, and their application in later Medici villa renaissance gardens.
The book inspires one to actually get on and realize the developments one has been toying with for years/5(6). “Italy is a Garden: The Idea of Italy and the Italian Garden,” in Villas and Gardens in Early Modern Italy and France, ed.
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The Italian Renaissance garden was a new style of garden which emerged in the late 15th century at villas in Rome and Florence, inspired by classical ideals of order and beauty, and intended for the pleasure of the view of the garden and the landscape beyond, for contemplation, and for the enjoyment of the sights, sounds and smells of the garden itself.
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Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine. First Edition. Deep bonds exist between the arts and the great gardens of Italy, and this splendidly elegant book examines with authority and insight the cultural inspirations of every major movement in the Italian gardening tradition (from description on front flap of dust jacket).