Автор: Derry Moore Название: An English Room ISBN: 3791347292 ISBN-13(EAN): 9783791347295 Издательство: Prestel Publishing Limited Рейтинг: Цена: 3711 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: It is enshrined in English law that your home is your castle. Whether it is indeed a castle, a humble studio or a tree house, the principle remains that, in England, one's personal space is sacred. In An English Room, some of England's most prominent figures share their precious retreats and reveal their thoughts about Englishness, English rooms and the treasured objects within them. Benedict Cumberbatch divulges where he likes to read scripts; Stephen Fry invites you into his dressing room at the Apollo Theatre, London; P. D. James discusses the inspiration for her novel The Black Tower; and fashion designer Paul Smith contemplates the joys of his book-and-knick-knack-crammed office. The impeccably dressed Gilbert & George take you on a tour of their beautiful Queen Anne house, while Alan Bennett waxes nostalgic about his rumpled existence in Primrose Hill. Derry Moore's discerning eye captures the essence of the English room at home or abroad, whether it be a country cottage, large estate, exquisite chapel or an artist's studio. All those with a passion for English culture, society, design and fashion will take pleasure in this unique view into the private lives of some of England's national treasures. This book not only showcases the splendid and internationally recognised art of English interior design but also contains some of the finest examples of English portraiture today.
Описание: This book describes the development of fashionable English furnitur between the restoration of Charles II in 1660 and the death of Queen Anne in 1714. Based very largely on contemporary documents and on original and firmly documented furniture, together with the latest modern scholarship, it provides a closely-reasoned analysis of changing furniture sytles, together with much technical information on materials and processes. The author's radical new approach to the stylistic and structural analysis of furnitur will change perceptions of English furniture and establish a new chronology for late seventeenth and early eighteenth century English furntiure. This extensively illustrated book is the first comprehensive review of the subect for nearly one hundred years.
Описание: A celebration of the work produced by the artists of the Chelsea Physic Garden Florilegium Society.
Автор: Peill, James Название: The English Country House ISBN: 050051707X ISBN-13(EAN): 9780500517079 Издательство: Thames & Hudson Рейтинг: Цена: 4118 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: Ranging from Kentchurch Court, a former fortified medieval manor house that has been the seat of the Scudamore family for nearly 1,000 years, to a delightful Strawberry Hill-style Gothic house in rural Cornwall to a ducal palace (Badminton) to car-crazed Goodwood House, this beautifully illustrated book showcases ten outstanding British country houses all still in the hands of descendents of the original owners. James Peill recounts the ups and downs of such deep-rooted clans as the Cracrofts, landowners in Lincolnshire since the twelfth century, whose late 18th-century Hackthorn Hall is a perfect example of the kind of house Jane Austen describes in her novels (indeed, she appears on their family tree), as well as the relatively newly arrived Biddulphs, who constructed Rodmarton, an Arts & Crafts masterpiece, in the first decades of the last century. James Fennell has once again provided superb photographs of a wealth of gardens, charming interiors, bygone sporting trophies, fine art collections and fanciful family memorabilia, making The English Country House a delicious treat for Anglophiles and lovers of old houses.
Автор: Rutenberg, Linda Название: The English Garden at Night ISBN: 0500543739 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780500543733 Издательство: Thames & Hudson Рейтинг: Цена: 3431 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: A perfect rose blooms at midnight. Leaves and flowers seem to glow in the darkness of the nocturnal world, and the peace of night affords these portraits an intimate quality. This title features images that capture an astonishing world hidden from plain sight. It intends to reveal a luminous landscape of plants, colours, shadows and light.
Название: The garden in art ISBN: 1858945224 ISBN-13(EAN): 9781858945224 Издательство: Merrell Рейтинг: Цена: 4118 р. Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ.
Описание: A major new study of the garden in art, including works by such artists as Botticelli, Hiroshige, Monet, Van Gogh and many others, with extended captions providing detailed interpretations of each work, as well as insights into the artists` sources of inspiration and principal themes. A delightful and beautifully illustrated book.
Описание: This book presents the best garden designs of the last ten years from more than 50 top garden designers. It offers design solutions for every situation, every area, all tastes and budgets, and any size of garden. It draws on the talents of celebrated designers such as Tom Stuart Smith, Luciano Giubbilei, Charlotte Rowe, Ian Kitson, John Brookes, Cleve West, Dan Pearson and Andy Sturgeon. It also showcases the work of lesser-known designers whose innovating designs deserve wider recognition.
The process of garden design requires many thousands of small decisions in the pursuit of the most appealing solutions for outdoor spaces. But this book makes the complex process simpler by offering ample choices of contemporary design for you to explore what’s possible, what’s practical and what’s affordable.
Автор: Richardson Tim Название: New English Garden ISBN: 0711232709 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780711232709 Издательство: Frances Lincoln Рейтинг: Цена: 4950 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: A comprehensive overview of the contemporary English garden scene, by the dream team of Tim Richardson, most perceptive and insightful of contemporary writers on gardens, and renowned garden photographer Andrew Lawson.
Описание: Reviews the changes in style that can be seen in domestic architecture in England since Norman times. Written for the interested layman rather than only for the architectural historian, this book is about how the house and its rooms were used and the way in which owners lived in these properties which is the main burden of the argument.
Автор: Zavala Adriana Название: Frida Kahlo`s Garden ISBN: 3791354566 ISBN-13(EAN): 9783791354569 Издательство: Prestel Publishing Limited Рейтинг: Цена: 3403 р. Наличие на складе: Невозможна поставка.
Описание: Frida Kahlo created a natural paradise in her home at Casa Azul in Mexico City. The plants cultivated there were vital components of some of her most original work and an important part of her fascination with indigenous Mexican history and culture. From early paintings dating from the 1920s to her last known work, Kahlo's use of botanical imagery reflects not only a love of the natural world, but also an evolving iconography. By focusing attention on this aspect of her art and its relationship to her garden sanctuary, the book demonstrates how the natural world provided Kahlo with inspiration. In addition to dazzling full-page reproductions of Kahlo's paintings and works on paper, the book also includes essays presenting Kahlo as an avid collector of artifacts, animals, books and plants. Archival photos trace the evolution of the Casa Azul (the Blue House) over the course of the artist's lifetime. Additionally, it explores Mexican architecture, landscape design and gardens of the early 20th century. Fans of botanical art, garden enthusiasts, and Kahlo's many devotees will find new and exciting images and information in this elegant, unique presentation of one of modern art's most revered figures. Published in association with The New York Botanical Garden.
Описание: Although best known for preserving England’s historic sites and artefacts, English Heritage is also custodian of an archive of more than one million documents and images that includes photographs of architecture and social history. 100 Postcards of Our Past from English Heritage gathers together the archive’s best black and white historic photographs from the late nineteenth century to the late 1960s. The images are by John Gay (1909–99), Henry Taunt (active 1860–1922), Eric de Mare (1910–2002) and others and include evocative images of an era that is long gone.
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