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"The following little work proposes a new object of pursuit; that of examining the face of a country by the rules of picturesque beauty."--Observations on the River Wye (1782) by William Gilpin

Cenotaph for Newton (1784) by French architect Étienne-Louis Boullée
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Cenotaph for Newton (1784) by French architect Étienne-Louis Boullée
Théatre de Besançon, completed in 1784, interior view by Claude Nicolas Ledoux
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Théatre de Besançon, completed in 1784, interior view by Claude Nicolas Ledoux

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Kunstformen der Natur (1904) by Ernst Haeckel
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