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Brown, or so it seems…

Now, to the untrained eye, mine included, you would be forgiven for assuming that the above image is no other than Lancelot ‘Capability’ Brown. After all, there is more than a hint of family resemblance. After locating the image on the BBC … Continue reading

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Shakespeare and ‘Capability’ Brown?

It’s William Shakespeare’s 450th Birthday celebration, and therefore another golden opportunity to talk about Lancelot ‘Capability’ Brown. But what is the connection you may ask? Brown was born a clear century after Shakespeare passed away!

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Lancelot Brown – In The Frame

Image Information The face of our star of the 18th century English landscape movement, our good old Lancelot ‘Capability’ Brown, would I’d have thought been painted, sketched, imprinted and etched on all manner of objects – silverware, book papers, and of course canvas; but I … Continue reading

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English Heritage Research/Report – Lancelot ‘Capability’ Brown

I’m pleased to act as a sign post to a fascinating document relating to Lancelot ‘Capability’ Brown. Situated on a page of the English Heritage website, which also explains in brief the Brown Tercentenary. The report was commissioned, and has … Continue reading

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