Garden and Grove

"This is a major work and, I think, Hunt's best. . . . Once picked up, the book cannot be put down, for it is an exciting exegesis of the continuing Italian influence upon English garden art."—Country Life

Garden and Grove
The Italian Renaissance Garden in the English Imagination, 1600-1750

John Dixon Hunt

1996 | 288 pages | Paper $28.95
Architecture | Cultural Studies | History
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Table of Contents

The Franklin Jasper Walls Lectures
List of Illustrations
Preface to the 1996 Edition
Preface
Introduction

PART ONE. ITALY THE GARDEN OF THE WORLD
1 The Garden on the Grand Tour
2 Classical Ground and Classical Gardens
3 Villa and Vigna
4 Ovid in the Garden
5 Garden and Theatre
6 Cabinets of Curiosity
7 Variety
8 Art and Nature

PART TWO. ENGLAND THE WORLD OF THE GARDEN
9 'My Patterne For A Countrey Seat'
10 'The Way of Italian Gardens'
11 'Palladian' Gardening

Notes
Index