Uvedale Price (2397 words)

Zoë Kinsley (Liverpool Hope University College)
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One of the major contributors to the picturesque school, Uvedale Price was an improver of landscape, concerned with both the aesthetics of place and the practical concerns of rural estate management. Whilst his Essay on the Picturesque promoted artistic connoisseurship and attempted to invest the debate on the picturesque with greater moral seriousness, in his daily duties as a Herefordshire landowner he was committed to progressive agricultural reform and the development of local networks of support that would be of benefit to cottager and landlord alike, and which would bolster regional security at a time of threat from abroad.

Uvedale Price was born at Foxley, in the parish of Yazor, Herefordshire, in 1747 and was b…

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Kinsley, Zoë. "Uvedale Price". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 22 April 2005
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