Romantic Gardens: Nature, Art, and Landscape Design
Elizabeth Barlow Rogers & Elizabeth S. Eustis & John Bidwell
12.5 x 9.5 inches
This catalogue accompanied the 2010 Morgan exhibition Romantic Gardens: Nature, Art, and Landscape Design. In a lengthy introductory essay on the nature of Romanticism, the authors demonstrate, through drawings and designs, watercolors, and engravings, a narrative of the course of Romanticism in Europe and America, where the landscape ideals of the creators of private gardens were translated into the designs for public parks. Here, illustrated in full color and described in detail, are the books, the essays, the prints, and the manuscripts that served as core documents of the Romantic Movement.