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Author Dalton, Caroline, 1956-

Title Sir John Vanbrugh and the Vitruvian landscape / Caroline Dalton

Publ Info London ; New York : Routledge, 2012
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 RWU Arch  ARCH SB470.V3 D35 2012    AVAILABLE
Descript x, 241 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 26 cm
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Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [223]-231)and index
Contents "On ye shoulders of giants" : philosophy, science and landscape from the ancients to the moderns -- The early Enlightenment in England -- John Vanbrugh (1664-1726) : a short biography -- Influences on Vanbrugh's landscape style -- Castle Howard, Yorkshire -- Blenheim, Oxfordshire -- Kimbolton, Heythrop and Grimsthorpe -- Claremont, Surrey, and Nottingham Castle -- Kings Weston, Gloucestershire (now Avon) -- Duncombe Park and Sacombe Park -- Eastbury, Dorset -- Stowe, Buckinghamshire -- Seaton Delaval, Northumberland -- Greenwich and Lumley Castle -- Vanbrugh's legacy : Charles Bridgeman and the Vitruvian landscape -- Conclusion : "an architect who composed like a painter."
LC subject Vanbrugh, John, 1664-1726
Landscape architects -- England -- Biography
Landscape architecture -- England
Gardens, English -- History -- 18th century
ISBN 9780415611633 (hbk)
0415611636 (hbk)
9780415611640 (pbk)
0415611644 (pbk)