Carmen Añón Feliú
 
Feliú, Carmen Añón
Feliú, Carmen Añón
United States of America
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Description: The Architecture of Western Gardens: A Design History from the Renaissance to the...
At the start of the eighteenth century the Bourbons came to the throne in Spain, supplanting the Habsburg dynasty. This was a time when the whole of Europe followed French sources in the field of garden design. Versailles and its glories were still a source for inspiration and imitation, though the latter was achieved with limited success despite an endless series of gardening tracts on the...
Author
Monique Mosser (Editor), Georges Teyssot (Editor)
PublisherMIT Press
Description: The Architecture of Western Gardens: A Design History from the Renaissance to the...
Early La Granja sources refer to a rustic refuge built by the King of Castile, Henry III (1390–1406). It was also visited often by Henry IV (1454–74) who founded a hermitage dedicated to San Ildefonso, and next to it built a house of refuge which the Catholic Monarchs gave to the Hieronymite monks. Philip II (1556–98) built nearby the palace of Valsain, frequently used by later...
Author
Monique Mosser (Editor), Georges Teyssot (Editor)
PublisherMIT Press