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The Villa D'Este at Tivoli
     

The Villa D'Este at Tivoli

by David Dernie, Alastair Carew-Cox (Photographer)
 
Exquisite photographs evoke the tranquil mood of this mysterious garden.

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Exquisite photographs evoke the tranquil mood of this mysterious garden.

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Booknews
Taking Du P<'e>rac's engraving (thought to represent the intended garden design) as his starting point, the author explores all previous documentation and considers new discoveries within the villa and garden. His beautifully illustrated analysis offers fresh interpretations, raises new issues, and answers questions regarding mythology, Christian symbolism and spatial perception. Drawings and iconographic plans are included, as well as recently discovered art work and writings relating to two of the garden's key symbols. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.

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ISBN-13:
9781854904478
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
10/10/1996
Pages:
128
Product dimensions:
10.24(w) x 12.30(h) x 0.78(d)

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