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    Roman Gardens
    Villas of the Countryside

    by Marcello Fagiolo

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    • Author: Marcello Fagiolo
    • ISBN: 9781885254573 (1885254571)
    • Language: english
    • Publisher: The Monacelli Press
    • Release date: April 1, 1997
    • Format: hardcover, 272 pages

    About The Book

    Roman Gardens: Villas of the Countryside is the first in a two-volume set; the second, Roman Gardens: Villas of the City, was published in 1998. In this volume, photographer Roberto Schezen, together with Italian art historian Marcello Fagiolo, explores the fantastic villas and great gardens located within a thirty-mile radius around Rome, in the region of Lazio.

    The wealthy and cultured cardinals and princes of the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries built rural retreats with elaborate gardens that came to define the giardino all’italiana. In many cases they built directly on the ruins of the villas of ancient emperors. This area of villae tuscolanae, featured in the writings of Cicero and others, remains legendary today. The engaging text traces the history of the Roman garden — its character drawn from the rich cultural mix of Mediterranean, Latin, and Etruscan heritages — and the inseparable relationship of Renaissance and baroque villas and gardens to those of antiquity.

    Illustrated with 240 lush color photographs, this volume celebrates twelve gardens in the Roman countryside (many closed to the public and shown here for the first time), including the archetypal Hadrian’s Villa, Villa d’Este at Tivoli and its famous waterworks, the spectacular Palazzo Farnese at Caprarola, and the legendary « villa of the monsters » of Vicino Orsini at Bomarzo. The gardens encompass the entire villa’s grounds and include architectural treasures, hanging gardens, elaborate fountains and water games, statues, paintings, and frescoes. These remarkable sites portray the ‘culture of the garden’ — the idea of architecture and garden conceived as one total work of art.

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