Secrets of Monet's Garden; Bringing the Beauty of Monet's Style to Your Own Garden by Derek Fell, Derek Fell |, Hardcover | Barnes & Noble
Secrets of Monet's Garden; Bringing the Beauty of Monet's Style to Your Own Garden

Secrets of Monet's Garden; Bringing the Beauty of Monet's Style to Your Own Garden

by Derek Fell, Derek Fell
     
 
In Secrets of Monet's Garden, premier garden writer and photographer Derek Fell examines Impressionist painter Claude Monet's planting philosophies, shedding light on his use of color, sense of structure, extravagant combinations of form and texture, and favorite flowers. Fell unveils the mysteries behind Monet's famous water lily plantings, cottage garden, vegetable

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In Secrets of Monet's Garden, premier garden writer and photographer Derek Fell examines Impressionist painter Claude Monet's planting philosophies, shedding light on his use of color, sense of structure, extravagant combinations of form and texture, and favorite flowers. Fell unveils the mysteries behind Monet's famous water lily plantings, cottage garden, vegetable garden, and more. Specific suggestions for incorporating Monet's exuberant style into home gardens are included, whether the garden in question is a small potager or a full-scale water garden. With hundreds of full-color photographs, as well as reproductions of many of Monet's garden paintings, this is a book that garden enthusiasts will find thoroughly enjoyable, both for the enlightening insight into Monet's garden and for the many useful ideas for bringing the painter's distinctive style to contemporary garden spaces.

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Booknews
While the scale of Monet's garden might be somewhat daunting, his effervescent color schemes and carefully organized layout can be adapted to gardens of any shape or size. Garden writer Derek Fell describes Monet's garden, with the help of abundant color photographs, and offers suggestions for creating similar plantings. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781567994636
Publisher:
Friedman, Michael Publishing Group, Incorporated
Publication date:
10/01/1997
Pages:
144
Product dimensions:
10.27(w) x 10.37(h) x 0.78(d)

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