The fashioning and functioning of the British country house / edited by Gervase Jackson-Stops ... [et al.].
Contributor(s): Jackson-Stops, Gervase | National Gallery of Art (U.S.) | Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts (U.S.)Series: Studies in the history of art ; v. 25; Symposium papers / Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts ; 10Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Hanover, N.H. : National Gallery of Art ; Distributed by the University Press of New England, 1989.Description: 417 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 28 cm.ISBN: 0894681281 (pbk.); 9780894681288Subject(s): Country homes -- Great Britain | Architecture, Domestic -- Great Britain -- History | Interior architecture -- Great Britain | Decoration and ornament -- Great Britain | Gardens -- Great Britain -- History | Great Britain -- Social life and customs -- History
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"Proceedings of the symposium ... jointly sponsored by the Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts, National Gallery of Art, Washington, The Folger Institute, The Folger Shakespeare Library, and Program of Studies in Landscape Architecture, Dumbarton Oaks, 5-8 February 1986"--T.p. verso.
Includes bibliographical references.
Preface / Henry A. Millon -- Introduction / Gervase Jackson-Stops -- William Kent and Esher Place / John Harris -- The bombé-fronted country house from Talman to Soane / Pierre Du Prey -- Pompeian and Etruscan tastes in the neo-classical country house interior / John Wilton-Ely -- The neo-classical transformation of the English country house / Damie Stillman -- Portraits of the English abroad in countries other than Italy / Brinsley Ford -- Old masters at Petworth / St. John Gore -- The hanging and display of pictures, 1700-1850 / Francis Russell -- A Georgian patchwork / John Cornforth -- Eastern trade and the furnishing of the British country house / Oliver Impey -- The nonfunctional use of ceramics in the English country house during the eighteenth century / Anna Somers Cocks.
A British Parnassus : mythology and the country house / Gervase Jackson-Stops -- The eighteenth-century English chimneypiece / Alastair Laing -- Introduction / Gordon J. Schochet and Lena Cowen Orlin -- The lady of the country-house poem / Barbara K. Lewalski -- The country-house Arcadia / William Alexander McClung -- The convivium philosophicum and the Civil War : a country house and its politics / Michael Mendle -- Philosophy at the country house : the ideas of the Tew Circle / Richard Tuck -- The country house and the country town / Mark Girouard -- Introduction / Elisabeth Blair MacDougall -- The British garden and the Grand Tour / John Dixon Hunt -- The view from the road : Joseph Spence's picturesque tour / A.A. Tait -- History, myth, and the English garden / Michel Baridon -- Gardens, houses, and the rhetoric of description in the English novel / Alistair M. Duckworth.