Victorian Flower Gardens: No. 12 (COUNTRY SERIES)

Victorian Flower Gardens: No. 12 (COUNTRY SERIES)

by Andrew Clayton - Payne (Author)

Synopsis

Picturesque tumbledown cottages, their gardens ablaze with roses, delphiniums, and hollyhocks, inspired a whole generation of Victorian artists. 130 inspired works by painters such as Helen Allingham, Claude Strachan, and David Woodlock, along with forty others, compose a fascinating and splendid historical record of the flowers and features that characterized the Victorian English country garden. ..".a cornucopia of entrancing watercolors."--"The Field." "As happy a book as you are likely to meet."--"Arts Review."

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Format: Paperback
Pages: 160
Edition: New
Publisher: W&N
Published: 11 May 2000

ISBN 10: 1841880779
ISBN 13: 9781841880778

Author Bio
Andrew Clayton-Payne was the Associate Director and Head of British Drawings and Watercolours at Christie's in London. He now runs his own company. He is author of the long-running best-seller Victorian Flower Gardens and is a regular contributor to magazines such as Collectors' Guide and Country Life.