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:Michael Angelo Tilli, garden design, Catalogus Plantarum Horti Pisani, 1723. Florence. This garden, founded in 1543, is one of the earliest in Europe. University of Heidelberg / via design-is-fine

design-is-fine: “Michael Angelo Tilli, garden design, Catalogus Plantarum Horti Pisani, Florence. This garden, founded in is one of the earliest in Europe. University of Heidelberg ”

Traditional plan with some beautifully designed elements. Love the quality of the hand drafting.

Edna Walling : Plan of Proposed Design for Garden for Doctor Farrow, "Oak Hill", Ferntree Gully, Victoria, Australia

The Boboli Gardens is a park in Florence, Italy, that is home to a collection of sculptures dating from the 16th through the 18th centuries, with some Roman antiquities

The Boboli Gardens is a park in Florence, Italy, that is home to a collection of sculptures dating from the through the centuries, with some Roman antiquities

Written and designed by Isaac de Caus; Etched by Peter Stent: Wilton Garden (plate 1) (27.66.2) | Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Wilton Garden, ca. The garden of Wilton House (Wiltshire), famous today for its eighteenth-century landscape design containing England's first Palladian bridge, was originally laid out in the by the French-born Isaac de Caus.

Villa Aldobrandini, Catena d'acqua,Frascati, Rome

The central water-theatre of the Villa Aldobrandini is the end of a long and dramatic water-axis of cascades, pools, grotesques and allegories. The layout from the end of the century, by Carlo Maderno, is among the absolutely finest of its kind.

Giardinodi Villa Medici, Fiesole , Firenze

Giardinodi Villa Medici, Fiesole , Firenze

Curious Places: Villa Lante water gardens (Bagnaia, near Viterbo/ Italy)

fountain: Villa Lante water gardens at Bagnaia is a Mannerist garden of surprise near Viterbo, central Italy, attributed to Jacopo Barozzi da Vignola. The villa did not become known as this until it was passed to Ippolito Lante Montefeltro della Rovere, D

Italian Villas: Villa Medici, Fiesole, Toscana, Italy

Renaissance Villa Medici in Fiesole - mid century - attributed to the architect Michelozzo