Unformatted text preview: Penelope Keith- on Lancelot Capability Brown-English landscape architect- said you had taste and extremely wealthy -He is remembered as the last of the great English eighteenth century artists to be accorded his due. -English’s greatest gardener- designed over 170 parks -His landscapes were at the forefront of fashion- they were different from what they replaced -His style of smooth undulating grass, which would run straight to the house, clumps, belts and scattering of trees and his serpentine lakes formed by invisibly damming small rivers, were a new style within the English landscape, a "gardenless" form of landscape gardening, which swept away almost all the remnants of previous formally patterned styles....
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- Spring '10
- Landscaping, Natural landscape, Lancelot Capability Brown