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Ireland and the Picturesque - a book by O

Ireland and the Picturesque

Design, Landscape Painting and Tourism, 1700-1840

Ireland and the Picturesque( )
Author: O'Kane, Finola
Series title:Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art Ser.
Publication Date:Aug 2013
Publisher:Yale University Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $85.00
Book Description:

That Ireland is picturesque is a well-worn cliché, but little is understood of how this perception was created, painted, and manipulated during the long 18th century. This book positions Ireland at the core of the picturesque's development and argues for a far greater degree of Irish influence on the course of European landscape theory and design. Positioned off-axis from the greater force-field, and off-shore from mainland Europe and America, where better to cultivate the oblique...
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Detailed Subjects: Nature / General
Architecture / Landscape
Business & Economics / Industries / Hospitality, Travel & Tourism
Architecture / Regional
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):9.75 x 10.959 x 0.915 Inches
Book Weight:3.55 Pounds

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