Title: European and Japanese gardens; papers read before the American Institute of Architects ..
Year: 1902 (1900s)
Authors: Brown, Glenn, 1854-1932 Hamlin, A. D. F. (Alfred Dwight Foster), 1855-1926 Sturgis, R. Clipston (Richard Clipston), 1860-1951 Howard, John Galen, 1864-1931 Honda, Kinkichiro, 1850-1921
Subjects: Gardens Gardens
Publisher: Philadelphia, H.T. Coates & Co.
Contributing Library: The Library of Congress
Digitizing Sponsor: Sloan Foundation
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GORGE OF THE MEDLARS FOREST OF FONTAINEBLEAU European and Japanese Gardens more frequently being brought into the great scheme by meansof long straight avenues cut across through the thickest woodsand giving centers of interest from which again new lines ofview were opened out, and out, till wide regions, many milesin extent and of the most diversified character, were held in
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PLAN OF THE PALACE AND GARDENS OF FONTAINEBLEAU leash, as it were,—their wildness preserved as their most pre-cious quality, yet netted and meshed across by lanes, roundpoints, paths and avenues, which gi e them a fascinating sem-blance of complete submission to civilizing influences. Whohas traversed the marvelous forest of Fontainebleau, for exam-ple, but with a new sense of the wildness, the strangeness, theindomitable spirit of nature ? Yet all that wild territory is buta vast garden, its design composed and adjusted with the lastdegree of skill, and cultivated with a care as extreme in itslarge way as that with which, in their more intimate fashion,the Luxembourg gardens, for instance, are dressed and cod-dled. The principal professional garden-makers of the Renais-sance were the three MoUets, Bernard Palissy, and Olivier deSerres, the last being rather a practical man than a designer.The Mollets seem to have been a sort of dynasty in the art, thefirst of the name having creat
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