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The Double Staircase

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Description: The Architecture of Western Gardens: A Design History from the Renaissance to the...
Among the arabesques engraved by Huquier in the style of Watteau some years after the latter’s death are two matching plates. Both depict figures in ornamental gardens: a bacchante in a wild landscape where trees and reeds border a deep ravine, and ‘gallants’ in a French-style garden of symmetrical design with clipped yews and statues linked by a colonnade rising...
PublisherMIT Press
Related print edition pages: pp.243-249

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