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Fountains, Statues, and Flowers

Studies in Italian Gardens of the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries

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$50.00 • £40.95 • €45.00

ISBN 9780884022169

Publication Date: 01/01/1994

Short

  • Introduction [Henry A. Millon]
  • Preface
  • I. The Sixteenth Century
    • 1. An Introduction to Roman Gardens of the Sixteenth Century
    • 2. Il Giardino all’Antico: Roman Statuary and Italian Renaissance Gardens
    • 3. The Sleeping Nymph: Origins of a Humanist Fountain Type
    • 4. L’Ingegnoso Artifizio: Sixteenth-Century Garden Fountains in Rome
    • 5. Ars Hortulorum: Sixteenth-Century Garden Iconography and Literary Theory in Italy
    • 6. Imitation and Invention: Language and Decoration in Roman Renaissance Gardens
    • 7. A Circus, a Wild Man, and a Dragon: Family History and the Villa Mattei
  • II. The Seventeenth Century
    • 8. Venaria Reale: Ambition and Imitation in a Seventeenth-Century Villa
    • 9. A Cardinal’s Bulb Garden: A Giardino Segreto at the Palazzo Barberini in Rome
  • Indexes
    • Part I
    • Part II

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