Flora Illustrata

Flora Illustrata

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Presents the history and significance of some of the most important works held by the renowned New York City library, including handwritten manuscripts, botanical artworks, herbals, explorer's notebooks, and nineteenth-century media.Featured centrally in numerous eighteenth-century garden prints, the Tempietto had the power to instantly transform English landscape parks into real Elysian Fields (fig. ... In the magnificent views by the French engraver Dominique BarriAure the Roman beau monde and such prominent ... the Franco-Flemish engineer Salomon de Caus (1576a€“1626) was among several architects-authors responsible foranbsp;...

Title:Flora Illustrata
Author:Gregory Long
Publisher:Yale University Press - 2014-10-23


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