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Villa d'Este, Tivoli, drawing for compartments of giardino segreto

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Description: Gardens and Gardening in Papal Rome
~The architecture of old gardens—the terraces, stairs, and walls—preserves their basic structure, as the carved pieces of fountains and statuary, if still in place, may conserve some of the charms of the setting, but the essence of a garden was its horticulture, its living plants, which gave color, form, and fragrance to it. Unfortunately the existence...
PublisherPrinceton University Press
Related print edition pages: pp.195-214
https://doi.org/10.37862/aaeportal.00055.014

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