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Ravello, Viale Palazzo Afflitto – Hôtel Belvedere

 
Accession number AR.EP.PC.0266
Creator
Places
Ravello (Italy)
Italy
Measurements
3.5 x 5.5 inches
Materials/Techniques
black & white photograph
Work types
postcard

Description

TRANSCRIPTION

Ravello – Viale [avenue] / Palazzo Afflitto [palace of the afflicted] / Hôtel Belvedere

Ediz. Luigi Cicalese – Ravello. 100681

EXHIBITION

Transplanting the Renaissance: Italian Villa Gardens in America, 1900-1940
May-August 2018

These side-by-side cards (compare to this) provide a visual representation of how both individual elements (fountains, arbors, statues, and terraces) and the broader principles of Italian garden design were translated into an American context. The American gardens retain the classical formality without re-creating the decay and overgrowth of the older Italian models, allowing tradition and modernization to coexist.

Collection

Ephemera Collection
 

Repository

Dumbarton Oaks Archives, 054.SUZ.02.PCbox.094
Dumbarton Oaks, Washington, DC
Accession number AR.EP.PC.0266
Creator
Places
Ravello (Italy)
Italy
Measurements
3.5 x 5.5 inches
Materials/Techniques
black & white photograph
Work types
postcard

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