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The New Gate Lodge at Blithewood

This image is an enlargement of an engraving of the Blithewood Gatehouse designed by A.J. Davis from an edition of A.J. Downing’s Treatise on the Theory and Practice of Rural Architecture and Landscape Gardening. Interestingly, Downing describes…

Stefan Hirsch 1899-1964: Retrospective Exhibition

Stefan Hirsch 1899-1964: Retrospective Exhibition September 9 to September 27, Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, New York

Retrospective catalogue on the work on Stefan Hirsch, following his death in 1964. Retrospective pulled from multiple…

The Bard College Newletter, Perspectives, Vol. 125, No. 3

In the 1986 issue of the Bard College Bulletin, Perspectives, Blithewood Garden was featured on the cover. Inside, an article by the well-known garden writer Tovah Martin was illustrated with color photographs by Geoffrey Martin. Blithewood Garden is…


The sculpture was created as part of Bassler's senior project at Bard College, and at the time replaced an earlier floral fountain that had fallen into disrepair. "Seclusion" was removed from Blithewood during its restoration in the early 1990s. She…