The picturesque in late Georgian England

Arnold, Dana, ed. (1994) The picturesque in late Georgian England. The Georgian Group. ISBN 9780951746141. [Book]


Published to celebrate the bicentenary of Uvedale Price’s Essay on the Picturesque and Richard Payne Knight’s poem The Landscape, this booklet considers the role of text and images in the development and spread of the Picturesque ideal and the influence this had on the architecture and landscape of the late Georgian era.

Contributors include Charles Watkins on Picturesque Woodland Management, Timothy Clayton on The Print and the Spread of the Picturesque Ideal, John Wilton Ely on Beckford, Fonthill and the Picturesque and Christopher Woodward on the Picturesque in Bath: the End of the Terrace and the Rise of the Villa.

Item Type: Book
Additional Information: 'Decimus Burton and the urban picturesque.' Chapter in this book contributed by Dana Arnold.
Research Areas: A. > School of Art and Design > Fashion and Interiors
A. > School of Art and Design > Fashion and Interiors > Design and Urban Cultures cluster
Item ID: 11304
Depositing User: Devika Mohan
Date Deposited: 22 Jul 2013 08:15
Last Modified: 07 Feb 2017 15:19

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