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View of the "English River" in the park of La Malmaison (Hauts-e-Seine), from P.-G. Berthault, "Suite de vingt-quartre vues de jardins anglais," Paris 1812

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Description: The Architecture of Western Gardens: A Design History from the Renaissance to the...
The architectural theorist Antoine Chrysostome Quatremère de Quincy, commissioned by the publisher Panckoucke to draw up the architectural volumes of the Encyclopédie Méthodique (first volume 1788), is still famous today for having formulated the theory of the ‘character’ of architecture. It is less well known that he added an article on the...
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