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The Agnelli gardens at Villar Perosa

two centuries of a family retreat

by Marella Agnelli

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  • 14 Currently reading

Published by Harry Abrams in New York, N.Y .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Giardini Agnelli (Villar Perosa, Italy),
  • Italy,
  • Villar Perosa
    • Subjects:
    • Agnelli family -- Homes and haunts -- Italy -- Villar Perosa -- History,
    • Agnelli family,
    • Agnelli family -- Homes and haunts -- Italy -- Villar Perosa -- Pictorial works,
    • Giardini Agnelli (Villar Perosa, Italy) -- History,
    • Giardini Agnelli (Villar Perosa, Italy) -- Pictorial works

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Marella Agnelli ; essay by Marella Agnelli and Marella Caracciolo ; with commentaries by Paolo Pejrone.
      ContributionsCaracciolo, Marella., Pejrone, Paolo.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsSB466.I83 G4225 1998
      The Physical Object
      Pagination218, [2] p. :
      Number of Pages218
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL348567M
      ISBN 100810919796
      LC Control Number98007763
      OCLC/WorldCa39147730

      This is one book where the story is just as compelling as the photos and I loved learning more about Marella Agnelli’s incredible life. It’s definitely a must read for autumn. Villar Perosa in Italy has gardens designed by Russell Page. Marella and Gianni Agnelli on their wedding day on Novem   The gardens of Marella Agnelli at Villar Perosa in Northern Italy Reading through the book or just flipping through the photographs is like going through someone's family album and .

      The grassy valley runs below the terraces of a fine 18th-century house at Villar Perosa, once a hunting lodge, now the home of the Agnelli family for the past years. Gardening was one of Mrs. Agnelli’s lifelong passions. She spent decades working with the English garden designer Russell Page to perfect her family’s 25 acres at Villar Perosa in Turin, and later got involved with the Italian Environmental Fund, an organization focused on preserving historic landscapes.

      Agnelli recounts how she was drawn to Russell Page – the garden designer who helped her with the garden at the Agnelli family house, the Villar Perosa – because of something he said to her the day they met, in an elusive reference to the untold riches of the family she had married into: “One must learn to serve something higher than us. A wonderful collection of 6 landscaping/garden design books. Previously owned by world famous renowned designer. All book are in great condition. Collection includes - Frederick Law Olmsted designing the american land scape Invisible gardens walker and Slimo The agnelli gardens at Villar Perosa David Hicks - My kind of Garden.


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The Agnelli gardens at Villar Perosa by Marella Agnelli Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Agnelli Gardens at Villar Perosa portrays both gardens and family, and it is surprisingly effective at creating in the reader a sense of the esthetic power The Agnelli gardens at Villar Perosa book this place.

-- The New York Times Book Review, Verlyn Klinkenborg. Product details. Hardcover: pages;/5(3). One morning last spring, my aunt Marella Agnelli woke early at her home in the Northern Italian city of Turin and announced that she and I would spend the day at Villar Perosa, the Agnelli estate Author: Marella Caracciolo Chia.

The private estate of Villar Perosa, with 25 acres of gardens, and situated just north of Turin, has been home since the early s to the Agnelli family. Since her marriage to Gianni Agnelli inMarella Agnelli has devoted herself to transforming Villar Perosa and its gardens.

Lucky for us, Marella outlined many of them in the book Marella Agnelli: The Last Swan that she wrote with her namesake niece, Marella Caracciolo Chia.

The most emblematic of the Agnelli’s was Villar Perosa outside Turin, Italy. The Agnelli family had acquired the Piedmont Baroque estate inlong before FIAT was established. Buy The Agnelli Gardens at Villar Perosa: Two Centuries of a Family Retreat 01 by Agnelli, Marella, etc.

(ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. /5(3). She also co-wrote two books on landscape architecture, Gardens of the Italian Villas () and The Agnelli Gardens at Villar Perosa: Two Centuries of a Family Retreat (). The gardens of Villa Agnelli (which she photographed for the book The Agnelli Gardens at Villar Perosa, published by Harry A.

Abrams) had a whiff of the Belle Époque about them, thanks to. Her love of landscape architecture was cataloged in two books that she co-wrote, “Gardens of the Italian Villas” () and “The Agnelli Gardens at Villar Perosa: Two Centuries of.

Two of her books are about the Garden of Ninfa () and The Agnelli Gardens at Villar Perosa (). More recently, she oversaw the opening of the Renzo Piano-designed art gallery Pinacoteca Giovanni and Marella Agnelli (it:Pinacoteca Giovanni e Marella Agnelli), built on the roof of the former Lingotto Fiat factory in Turin, Italy.

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The Agnelli Gardens at Villar Perosa, two centuries of a family retreat Hardcover – January 1, by M. AGNELLI (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

Price New from Used from Hardcover, January 1, Author: M. AGNELLI. The Agnelli Gardens at Villar Perosa portrays both gardens and family, and it is surprisingly effective at creating in the reader a sense of the esthetic power of this place.

-- The New York Times Book Review, Verlyn Klinkenborg "About this title" may belong to another edition of this Range: $ - $ abr - Gardens of Casa Agnelli at Villar Perosa, Turin, Italy - photo by John Patrick.

Set on a private estate which has been home to the Agnelli family since the early s. The grounds offer a range of styles: Italianate formal gardens; a water garden with interconnecting lakes; an English-style woodland walk, a romantic garden, sculpture gardens and more.

The garden is a place of pleasure, a feast for the senses, a respite for the soul. Shaping natural forms to man’s plan has always challenged gardeners. These books deal with quite different approaches to this task.

Agnelli’s, a delight of timeless villas and vistas, is a reminder of both Italian Renaissance spirit and Baroque exuberance. The Agnelli Gardens at Villar Perosa: Two Centuries of a Family Retreat by Marella Caracciolo, Paolo Pejrone, Marella Agnelli. Click here for Pages: Gardening was one of Agnelli’s lifelong passions.

She spent decades working with English garden designer Russell Page to perfect her family’s 25 acres at Villar Perosa in Turin, and later got involved with the Italian Environmental Fund, an organization focused on preserving historic landscapes.

Author:Agnelli, Marella.{ a book of the villa} Title(s)The Agnelli gardens at Villar Perosa: two centuries of a family retreat / by Marella Agnelli ; essay by Marella Agnelli and Marella Caracciolo ; with commentaries by Paolo Pejrone.

Publisher New York: Harry N. Abrams, Above: Abundant roses at Villar Perosa. In the preface to her book Gardens of the Italian Villas, Agnelli writes of the importance of childhood gardens and how this “paradise lost” informs our ideas about gardening later on.

Her mother, an American heiress who married an Italian aristocrat, was a passionate gardener and loved the. The Agnelli Gardens at Villar Perosa portrays both gardens and family, and it is surprisingly effective at creating in the reader a sense of the esthetic power of this place.

-- The New York Times Book Review, Verlyn Klinkenborg The stunning photos of the Agnelli Gardens span the four seasons and include shots that have. The Agnelli gardens at Villar Perosa: two centuries of a family retreat by Marella Agnelli This book, published in connection with the exhibition, features over two hundred of Saint Laurent's couture designs, more than seventy in full color Also included is a fully illustrated survey of Saint Laurent's work photographed in black and.

And Villar Perosa, a house that had belonged to the Agnellis since the early 19th century, was his bridge to a past that had ended abruptly with the death of .However, Agnelli's book on the Villar Perosa gardens was criticized by Mac Griswold in the New York Times for reflecting an Italian tendency "to gauze-wrap any critical focus" on the Agnelli family.

Griswold does concede, though, that "within the pages of the book at least, Villar Perosa is perfection.".The Avvocato Agnelli with his family, since forever protagonist of Italian History.