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The Landscape Garden: Britain’s Greatest Eighteenth-century Export?

March 6 @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm UTC+0

 ‘The 18th-century English Landscape Garden’. – Dr Laura Mayer, Independent scholar and author.
‘Roman influences on Georgian Stourhead’. – Prof John Harrison, Ph.D., Open University.
‘Gardens at La Trappe: neo-classical display in the London suburbs’. – Dr Clare Hornsby FSA, Independent art & cultural historian.
‘Painting and Planting: art, aesthetics and landscaping in Georgian England’ – Michael Liversidge FSA, Emeritus Dean, University of Bristol (History of Art).
‘The Italian Renaissance Villa and Garden: an overlooked source. Some observations and suggestions’. – Paul Gwynne, Ph.D., Professor of Medieval and Renaissance Studies, The American University of Rome.

These papers will be followed by a panel discussion of the day’s topic led by Professor Diana Spencer, Dean of Liberal Arts and Natural Sciences, Department of Classics, Ancient History and Archaeology, University of Birmingham.

Those wishing to attend please email the organiser, John Harrison at: johncpc@btinternet.com by end of Wednesday, 14th February please. Numbers for this event are strictly limited and attendance will be on a first-come, first-served basis.

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Date:
March 6
Time:
9:30 am - 4:30 pm
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Website:
http://www.bsr.ac.uk/?p=27434

Organizer

John Harrison
Email:
johncpc@btinternet.com

Venue

British School at Rome
via Antonio Gramsci 61
Rome, 00197 Italy
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Website:
http://www.bsr.ac.uk