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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d flowers, but pleasingalso in itself as an architectural design. This was almost alwaystrue of the designs of Vignola, Giulio Romano, and PirroLigorio, but not always of their successors. There is some-times too sharp a contrast between the florid stucco decora-tions of terraces and fountains and the classic dignity of theantique fragments that adorn many of the gardens. Based, asthis style of gardening is, on the models and on the actualremains of ancient Roman estates, it is most successful whenits adornments of architecture and sculpture are classic in spirit and design, aprinciple whichshould not be lostsight of in mod-ern attempts atthis sort of gar-dening. In theItalian examplesthe chief featuresclaiming atten-tion may be cata-logued as follows:terrace -walls,balustrades andstairs, gate-ways,fountains, loggiasand other aedi-cules, exedras,stone benches,marble vases onhigh pedestals,termini, and stat-uary in single fig-ures or groups.Every one ofthese features iscapable of great
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PLAYFUL CAPRICE OFTEN CARRIED TO EXTREMESRuined Water-organ Villa dEste,Tivoli 33 The Italian Formal garden
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