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General plan of the Menagerie at Versailles

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Description: General plan of the Menagerie at Versailles
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Description: The Architecture of Western Gardens: A Design History from the Renaissance to the...
As it was created in the 1660s, in its broad outlines in virtually definitive form, Versailles, considered with reference to the Petit Parc, revealed a logical, classical and almost timeless design, whose symbolic framework is enhanced by the spatial and functional links between the three main independent areas with their own clear hierarchy. The principal château, though originally...
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Monique Mosser (Editor), Georges Teyssot (Editor)
PublisherMIT Press

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