Fifty watercolors depict exceptional examples of garden urns from the gardens and parks of great country houses and royal estates in France, Britain, Belgium, Germany. Detailed studies in situ and archive researches into the history of each urn lend added depth and authenticity to the exquisite precision and detail of the paintings. An authoritative introduction traces the history of these lovely pieces - whether in marble, bronze, lead, stone or terracotta - sets them in the context of the history of garden design. ...

Garden Urns 2000, Alain de Gourcuff, Paris, France

ISBN-13: 9782909838427