Wednesday, May 20, 2015

A Landscape by Paolo Veronese (Paolo Caliari) (Italian, 1528-1588

Paolo Veronese (Paolo Caliari) ((Italian, 1528-1588) Landscape with Villa and Carriages (detail)

1500s Garden

1515 Leonhard Beck (German 1475-80-1542) Book Illustration

In this illustration, the young Weisskunig & his wife are depicted trying to learn one another's language.  The newly married couple sit on a bench in a garden in front a low garden wall decorated with an ornamental frieze.  On the far left is a large gate & at the back, the garden is enclosed by buildings. In the garden another 3 couples walking around trees & a fountain.  A trellis placed in a pot sits against a wall of the garden.

1500s Garden

Joris Hoefnagel or Georg Hoefnagel (1542-1601) Merrymaking in a Garden.

A 1500s Gardens of the Italian elite

 Bonifacio Veronese called Bonifacio de' Pitati (Italian, 1487–1553) An Architectural Capriccio in an Ornamental Garden