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Topographical map of the Villa Guilia at Palermo, designed by Nicolò Palma

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Description: Topographical map of the Villa Guilia at Palermo, designed by Nicolò Palma
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Description: The Architecture of Western Gardens: A Design History from the Renaissance to the...
Between 1700 and 1800 the gardens of the Conca d’Oro around Palermo – the ‘gardens of the Hesperides’ par excellence – were testaments to an ideal and a culture linked to the continuance of traditional scientific attitudes and beliefs but also consistent with the trends of modern science. A number of gardens of the time combined contrasting tendencies in a similar...
PublisherMIT Press
Related print edition pages: pp.348-350
https://doi.org/10.37862/aaeportal.00122.051

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