Art of the Garden
The Garden in British Art, 1800 to the Present DayBook - 2004
England is known internationally as a nation of gardeners. This text explores our national obsession with all things horticultural and is illustrated with works by artists through the ages, from John Constable to Lucien Freud, J.M.W. Turner to Francis Bacon, and John Singer Sargeant to Derek Jarman.
Publisher: London : Tate Pub., c2004
Characteristics: 256 p. : col. ill. ; 31 cm
Alternative Title: Garden in British art, 1800 to the present day
From Library Staff
This book details trends, influences and needs that gardeners have placed on ornamental horticulture across Great Britain through the eyes of visual artists.