Garden At Monceau

December 8, 2020|
Garden At Monceau by Andrew Carmontelle
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Carmontelle’s landmark publication, Garden at Monceau, beautifully reproduced to show the Parisian garden’s artistic and cultural importance before the French Revolution.

Originally published in 1779, Garden at Monceau is a richly illustrated presentation of the garden Louis Carrogis, known as Carmontelle, designed on the eve of the French Revolution for Louis-Philippe-Joseph d’Orléans, duc de Chartres. With its array of architectural follies intended to surprise and amaze the visitor, the garden was a setting for ancien régime social life. Carmontelle’s portrayal of his work in Garden at Monceau therefore serves as an expression of a key moment in the history of European landscape design, garden architecture, and social history. This facsimile edition, with its English-language text and reproductions of the original engravings, is accompanied by essays that interpret the landscape design and examine Carmontelle’s larger career as a painter and theater producer.
Elizabeth Barlow Rogers is the president of the Foundation for Landscape Studies, New York. Joseph Disponzio is a landscape architect with the New York City Department of Parks and Recreation.
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Title:Garden At Monceau
Format:Hardcover
Product dimensions:196 pages, 12 X 9 X 0.98 in
Shipping dimensions:196 pages, 12 X 9 X 0.98 in
Published:December 8, 2020
Publisher:Yale University Press
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780300254686

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