Garden genius….André Le Nôtre

No question that French landscaping was an art form in the 17th century as shown by André Le Nôtre who did the gardens of Versailles (pity the man whose garden Le Nôtre did before Louis XIV!)
 The role was to transform nature with complicated geometrical designs that were created in beds and paths.  The brilliant combination of the French love of rational design and the traditional Italian Renaissance garden was happily found.

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