The evolution of English & European - Gardening, Farming, & Cultural Landscapes to 1800
Saturday, July 15, 2017
Madonna in the Garden - 1490 Enclosed Religious Garden - Illuminated Manuscripts
Illustrated manuscripts & early depictions of landscapes in portrayals of Biblical gardens give us a glimpse of gardens - real, symbolic, familiar, & imagined by artists & their clients during those periods.
1490-1510 Grimani Breviary - Mystical Attributes of the Virgin. An enclosed garden with distinct beds, a fountain, & a fence nestled in a lovely landscape.