Chateau de Vaux-le-Vicomte: the south front with parterres

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RIBApix ref no RIBA3813
Architect/DesignerLe Notre, Andre (1613-1700)
Le Vau, Louis (1612-1670)
Artist/PhotographerSmith, Edwin (1912-1971)
CountryFrance
CityVaux-le-Vicomte
Subject Date1661
Image Date1959
ViewExterior
StyleBaroque
MediumPhotoprint
Library ReferenceES1250.2
OrientationLandscape
Colour / B&W Black and white
Credit Edwin Smith / RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: The architect was Louis Le Vau, the landscape architect was Andre le Notre, and Charles le Brun was responsible for the interiors.

Subject tags

Gardens, country houses, domes, topiary