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Creator:
Vercelloni, Matteo, 1961-
Title:
Inventing the garden / Matteo Vercelloni, Virgilio Vercelloni, with Paola Gallo ; translated by David Stanton.
Alternate Title(s):
Invenzione del giardino occidentale. English
Published/Created:
Los Angeles : J. Paul Getty Museum, 2010.
Physical Description:
275 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 31 cm.
Holdings:
Reference Library
SB451 .V46513 2010 (LC) Oversize
Accessible in the Reference Library [Hours]
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Classification:
Books
Notes:
Translation of: L'invenzione del giardino occidentale.
"Italian edition (c) 2009 by Jaca Book S.p.A., Milan"
Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Contents:
The invention of the garden -- Hortus conclusus -- The humanistic dream and the Italian Renaissance garden -- Material culture, scientific curiosities, and exoticism in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries -- The persistence of the Italian model and Baroque restlessness -- The French formal garden -- An aesthetic revolution: the landscape garden -- Structures for the romantic garden -- Aesthetics, history, and botany in the nineteenth-century garden -- From the rediscovery of flowers to the wild garden -- A garden for everyone -- The American garden -- The twentieth century -- Into the new century.
Subject Terms:
Gardens -- Design -- History.
Gardens -- History.
Contributors:
Vercelloni, Virgilio.
Gallo, Paola.
J. Paul Getty Museum.
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