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Landskipping: Painters, Ploughmen and Places
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Landskipping: Painters, Ploughmen and Places (Paperback)

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A ravishing celebration of landscape, its iridescent beauty and its potential to comfort, awe and mesmerise.



Landskipping explores the different ways in which we have, throughout the ages, responded to the land, beginning in the eighteenth century when artists first started to paint English scenery, and the Lakes, as well as Snowdon, began to attract a new kind of visitor, the landscape tourist. Meanwhile, at the same time, an entirely different band of people, the agricultural improvers, also travelled the land, looking at it in terms of its usefulness as well as its beauty. What emerges as universal then and now is a place's capacity to frame and define our experience.



Moving from the rolling hills of Dorset to the peaks of the Scottish Highlands, this is an exquisite and compelling book, written by Anna Pavord with zest, passion and deep understanding.

Architecture & DesignArchitectureLandscape art & architectureBiographyMemoirsHistory & PoliticsNatural World & The EnvironmentThe natural world, country life & pets Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC Publication Date: 09/02/2017 ISBN-13: 9781408868935  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Anna Pavord's books include her bestseller, The Tulip, The Naming of Names, and her most recent work, The Curious Gardener. Her column in the Independent newspaper appeared in it from its launch in 1986 to its closure in 2016. She writes and presents programmes for BBC Radio 3 and 4 and served for ten years on the Gardens Panel of the National Trust, the last five as Chairman. For the last thirty years she has lived in Dorset, England.

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