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General plan of the park of Kuskovo, the property of Prince Ceremetiov, near Moscow

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Description: General plan of the park of Kuskovo, the property of Prince Ceremetiov, near Moscow
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Description: The Architecture of Western Gardens: A Design History from the Renaissance to the...
While there had been imperial gardens in Moscow since the fifteenth century, there was nothing in Russia to rival the best gardens of western Europe until the reign of Peter the Great. Peter visited gardens in Berlin, Holland and England in 1697–98 and, although he did not visit France until 1717, he learned much about French gardens from books and engravings. In and near his new city, St...
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Monique Mosser (Editor), Georges Teyssot (Editor)
PublisherMIT Press

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