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Capability Brown: and His Landscape Gardens

Capability Brown and His Landscape Gardens One of the most remarkable men of the th century Lancelot Capability Brown was known to many as The Omnipotent Magician who could transform unpromising countryside into beautiful parks that seemed

  • Title: Capability Brown: and His Landscape Gardens
  • Author: Sarah Rutherford
  • ISBN: null
  • Page: 259
  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • One of the most remarkable men of the 18th century, Lancelot Capability Brown was known to many as The Omnipotent Magician who could transform unpromising countryside into beautiful parks that seemed to be only the work of nature His list of clients included half the House of Lords, six Prime Ministers and even royalty Although his fame has dimmed, we still enjoy manOne of the most remarkable men of the 18th century, Lancelot Capability Brown was known to many as The Omnipotent Magician who could transform unpromising countryside into beautiful parks that seemed to be only the work of nature His list of clients included half the House of Lords, six Prime Ministers and even royalty Although his fame has dimmed, we still enjoy many of his works today at National Trust properties such as Croome Park, Petworth, Berrington, Stowe, Wimpole, Blenheim Palace, Highclere Castle location of the ITV series Downton Abbey and many .In Capability Brown, author and garden historian Sarah Rutherford tells his triumphant story, uncovers his aims and reveals why he was so successful Illustrated throughout with colour photographs of contemporary sites, historical paintings and garden plans, this is an accessible book for anyone who wants to know about the man who changed the face of the nation and created a landscape style which for many of us defines the English countryside.

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    1. An informative and beautifully illustrated study of the amazing landscape work of Capability Brown, three hundred years ago. One of his many masterpieces is Highclere Castle, where 'Downton Abbey' was filmed. The book provides a thorough review of Brown's life and times, as well as the various features he invented or incorporated in the creation of his sweeping vistas. It also provides a list of sites that are available for visits -- time to call the travel agent!


    2. It's difficult to understand the impact Capability Brown has had on the British (but mainly English) landscape. In the eighteenth century it was his designs that changed the formal gardens of our large houses and palaces into sweeping, more natural landscapes. Indeed, it is the view that his work is so natural that you don't realise he has done anything that shows the impact he had. Aristocratic pursuits of hunting, riding and rearing livestock are enabled in his designs, yet his careful positio [...]


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