Goethe & Palladio: Goethe's Study of the Relationships Between Art and Nature, Leading Through Architecture to the Discovery of the Metamorphosis of Plants

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The poet, dramatist, novelist, and scientist, Johann Wolfgang von Goethe had to wait many years before he was able to travel south to Italy, "the land where the lemon trees bloom." He had gained success in several fields, but he had a sense of being trapped and confined and felt a need for light. Italy would give this to him in a number of ways. Taking as their basis Goethe's Italian Journey, the authors of this fascinating and unusual study explore how Goethe's experience of Palladio's architecture influenced his view ...

Goethe & Palladio: Goethe's Study of the Relationships Between Art and Nature, Leading Through Architecture to the Discovery of the Metamorphosis of Plants 2005, Lindisfarne Bks

ISBN-13: 9781584200369

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