Monthly Archives: April 2014

Humphry Repton 2…

A few weeks after Repton’s death  in 1818 an obituary appeared in the New Monthly Magazine which I thought, when I first read it, summed him up rather neatly: “Mr. Repton was an artist of elegant attainments and good taste, more calculated … Continue reading

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Humphry Repton

  I’ve been teaching a course on 18thc garden history this term and finished with a class about Humphry Repton who was born in 1752 and died in 1818.  If I’m honest I’d never really given him a great deal of thought … Continue reading

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