Are gardens works of art? Author Stephanie Ross draws on the history of culture to explore the magical lure of gardens. Paying special attention to the amazing landscape gardens of 18th-century England, and tracing various connections between gardens and the art of painting, Ross documents the complex messages gardens can convey 8 color plates. 60 b&w photos.

What Gardens Mean 2001, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL

ISBN-13: 9780226728070

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What Gardens Mean 1998, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL

ISBN-13: 9780226728223

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