Blithewood Garden, Bard College, niche statue

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Creator

Sculptor: Mozier, Joseph; landscape architect: Hoppin, Francis Laurens Vinton

Subject

Romantic (modern European styles); statues; walled gardens; cultural landscapes; historic landscapes; landscape architecture; horticulture; Picturesque, the
Annandale-on-Hudson, Dutchess, New York, United States
commissioned by: Zabriskie, Andrew C. (Andrew Christian), 1853-1916
Bard College (American educational institution, founded 1860); architectural firm: Hoppin & Koen

Description

Located on the grounds of Bard College, Blithewood is a walled Italianate garden. The garden and adjacent mansion were designed by Francis L. V. Hoppin (1867–1941), of the architectural firm Hoppin & Koen for Captain Andrew C. Zabriskie (1853–1916) and his wife, Frances Hunter Zabriskie (d. 1951), The Zabriskies’ son, Christian, donated the Blithewood estate to Bard College.

Coverage

Italianate (North American architecture styles )

Publisher

Bard College

Date

2017

Contributor

photographer: Sekula, Suki (American , 1997 CE-)

Rights

Prior written permission required to use any photograph from the Bard College Libraries.

Format

digital

Language

eng

Type

Still Image

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Collection

Citation

Sculptor: Mozier, Joseph; landscape architect: Hoppin, Francis Laurens Vinton, “Blithewood Garden, Bard College, niche statue,” Stevenson Library Digital Collections, accessed November 21, 2017, http://omekalib.bard.edu/items/show/1794.