Watercolor map of Blithewood
painter: Davis, Alexander Jackson
cultural landscapes; historic landscapes
Annandale-on-Hudson, Dutchess, New York, United States; Hudson River, United States
Downing, Andrew Jackson
Bard College (American educational institution, founded 1860
This image is scanned from Robert A. Toole’s 2010 book, 'Landscape Gardens on the Hudson, a History,' in which he describes this as “one of the best site plans to survive showing a Picturesque landscape garden.” Original watercolor housed in the Avery Library, Columbia University. Blithewood Garden is an early 20th century formal Italianate garden built in a 19th century Picturesque landscape.
Romantic (modern European styles )
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painter: Davis, Alexander Jackson, “Watercolor map of Blithewood,” Stevenson Library Digital Collections, accessed November 20, 2017, http://omekalib.bard.edu/items/show/1806.