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The history of gardens in painting

Author: Nils Büttner; Russell Stockman
Publisher: New York ; London : Abbeville, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Pictures of gardens are a reflection of the social, historical, and aesthetic context in which gardens were conceived. This book focuses on the representation of gardens in paintings. It examines why  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nils Büttner; Russell Stockman
ISBN: 9780789209931 0789209934
OCLC Number: 929870312
Notes: Contiene bibliografia.
Description: 224 p. : ill. ; 31 cm
Contents: Table of Contents from: The History of Gardens in PaintingThe Realm of VenusMedieval Images of the World and of GardensCourt and Domestic Gardens and the Garden of LoveVisions of ParadiseThe Enclosed GardenPictorial RhetoricPrecedents and SymbolsNew Views - Ancient IdealsOld Themes - New IdealsBetween Sense and SensualityThe Gardens of the ImpressionistsHarmony Parallel to NatureImpression and ExpressionContinuation and ForecastSelected BibliographyIndex
Responsibility: Nils Buttner ; translated by Russell Stockman.

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Praise for The History of Gardens in Painting- A Booklist Top 10 Arts Book of 2009"Buttner presents uncommon reproductions and sustains authoritative and engrossing commentary in an exquisite and Read more...

 
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