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Capability Brown: Designing the English Landscape

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Description for Capability Brown: Designing the English Landscape Hardcover. In celebration of his 300th year, a definitive survey of Capability Brown s most famous gardens and landscapes in Britain. Num Pages: 288 pages, 300 colour and black and white photographs. BIC Classification: 1DBKE; AMV; WMB; WMD. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 242 x 313 x 31. Weight in Grams: 2022.
Widely acknowledged as the most influential land- scape designer of his age, Lancelot Capability Brown was to England what Frederick Law Olmsted was to America responsible for shaping the very ideal of the nation s parkland. Brown s ambition was to bring out of a landscape the best of its potential rather than impose his own ideas upon it. His designs are organic, weaving gestures of colour and perspective into the features that the country already afforded. So ... Read more

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About John Phibbs
John Phibbs set up the Capability Brown 1716 2016 Partnership and is a renowned garden historian and author with more than thirty years experience in the management and restoration of historic landscapes. ... Read more

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In an impressive and gorgeous volume, CAPABILITY BROWN: Designing the English Landscape (Rizzoli, $65), the renowned garden historian John Phibbs argues that Brown created a great art form that, at its best, was consciously intended to go unnoticed. It's no surprise, then, that he became known as 'the Shakespeare of Gardening.'
The New York Times . ... Read more

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