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Marie Antoinette and the last garden at Versailles

Christian Duvernois

Marie Antoinette and the last garden at Versailles

by Christian Duvernois

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Published by Rizzoli, Distributed to the U.S. trade by Random House in New York, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Marie Antoinette, -- Queen, consort of Louis XVI, King of France, -- 1755-1793 -- Homes and haunts -- France -- Versailles,
  • Petit Trianon (Versailles, France),
  • Hameau de la reine (Versailles, France),
  • Palaces -- France -- Versailles,
  • Gardens -- France -- Versailles,
  • Versailles (France) -- Buildings, structures, etc

  • Edition Notes

    StatementChristian Duvernois ; photographs by François Halard ; afterword by Olivier De Rohan.
    ContributionsHalard, François.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsNA7736.V5 D95 2008
    The Physical Object
    Pagination224 p. :
    Number of Pages224
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23212559M
    ISBN 100847830683
    ISBN 109780847830688
    LC Control Number2008925156

    Family and Early Life. Marie Antoinette was born on November 2, , in Vienna, Austria. Marie Antoinette was the 15th and second to last child of Maria Theresa, empress of Austria, and Holy Born:   Read Now ?book=[PDF Download] Marie-Antoinette and the Last Garden at Versailles [PDF] Full Ebook.

    The film, marketed for a teen audience, is an impressionistic retelling of Marie Antoinette's life as a young queen in the opulent and eccentric court at Versailles. The film focuses on Marie Antoinette, as she matures from a teenage bride to a young woman and eventual queen of France. —.   Versailles' dirty secrets - Toute L'Histoire The chateau of Versailles is believed to have been a dirty palace: a place where everyone tossed the contents of .

    Marie-Antoinette and the Last Garden at Versailles by Christain Duvernois, Francois Halard (Photographer), Olivier De Rohan (Afterword by) starting at $ Marie-Antoinette and the Last Garden at Versailles has 1 available editions to buy at Half Price Books Marketplace. Louis Auguste de Bourbon and Marie Antoinette were married on , in the royal chapel at the palace of Versailles. The next day, news that the union had not been consummated spread.


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"Marie Antionette and the Last Garden at Versailles." is a throughly enjoyable book with a well balanced presentation of the history of the gardens and those who made them possible.

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This puts the volume far beyond the "coffee table" variety/5(8). Title: Marie-Antoinette and the Last Garden at Versailles Author: Christian Duvernois Photographer: Francois Halard Publisher: Rizzoli, Category: Non-fiction Price: US$65, Canada $75 After Marie Antoinette received the Trianon as a gift from her husband the King, she immediately undertook to redesign the grounds and : Ingrid Mida.

Get this from a library. Marie Antoinette and the last garden of Versailles. [Christian Duvernois] -- Marie-Antoinette has been idolized as the height of eighteenth-century French style and vilified as the spark that ignited the French Revolution.

This book departs from such traditional. This book looks into Marie Antoinette's life - from how she was raised in Austria, her early years as a young girl thru all years ending with her brutal death in France. As a young girl, she is portrayed to have been a spoilt, frivolous girl, not interested in politics at all/5.

There is an upcoming book release that you must not miss. Marie-Antoinette and the Last Garden at Versailles (Christian Duvernois author, François Halard photographer, Rizzoli New York, October ) is an enthralling look at the doomed Queen and her gardens at Petit Trianon, the royal retreat at Versailles.

Now, I'm familiar with certain. Marie Antoinette was born in Vienna on 2 Novemberthe daughter of Holy Roman Emperor Francis I and Habsburg Empress Maria Theresa.

Her marriage with the future Louis XVI, celebrated in the Royal Chapel at Versailles on 16 Maywas partly the work of the Duke de Choiseul, Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs and one of the principal architects of the reconciliation between France.

I recommend Marie-Antoinette and the Last Garden at Versailles by Christain Duvernois, with photographs by François Halard. I own, thanks to a gift certificate that was burning a hole in my pocket, a copy of the French version, more soberly titled Trianon: le domaine privé de Marie-Antoinette (“Trianon, the private domain of Marie-Antoinette.)I guess “last garden” sounded more.

Marie-Antoinette and the Last Garden at Versailles: Christian Duvernois, Francois Halard: Books - 5/5(1). Anyway, one of my favorites this year is Marie-Antoinette and the Last Garden at Versailles.

by landscape designer and garden expert, Christian Duvernois. Don’t let the title fool you, this is much more than a garden book. It highlights everything related to Marie-Antoinette’s folly including the architecture and interiors with breath taking photos by everyone’s favorite photographer.

Marie-Antoinette’s reconfiguration of the Trianon gardens can be divided into two distinct phases. The first, starting incorresponds to the creation of the English Gardens.

Subsequently, inshe tasked Richard Mique with extending the gardens to the north and building a whole model village around an artificial lake. Work began in the summer of and was.

Christian Duvernois' book recounts the tale of Marie-Antoinette through the history of landscape, architecture and politics at Versailles—specifically, the Petit Trianon: "This is the story of a little piece of land that became, during the second half of the eighteenth century, a major player in one of the most passionate and international debates concerning formal versus natural landscape.

Marie-Antoinette has been idolized as the height of eighteenth-century French style and vilified as the spark that ignited the French Revolution. This book departs from such traditional interpretations of the infamous queen’s reign and chooses to 5/5(1). Tucked away into the furthest corner of the Versailles grounds, the Petit Trianon, Marie Antoinette's playground, quiety waits for visitors to discover its hidden charms.

Filled with "petites folies," or "little extravagances," this small palace with its whimiscal gardens and "play farm" are an unexpectedly light-hearted treat after the ornate grandeur of the main Palace.

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ABAA / ILAB (SKU:. Marie-Antoinette became very involved with the garden’s design, relishing each individual planting. And now, Rizzoli is re-releasing what is perhaps the garden’s most thorough documentation to Author: Madeleine Luckel. A few years after marrying King Louis XVI inMarie-Antoinette lived in the Palace of Versailles, but made The Trianon her home.

‘When the Queen took possession of her private domain, her interest was focused first and foremost on the garden She oversaw the work on the garden according to plans drawn up by the comte de -Antoinette set a new style, eager to create a.

The Petit Trianon was built on the site of a botanical garden developed about a decade earlier by Louis XV, within the grounds of the Grand Trianon, Louis XIV's retreat from the Palace of Versailles to the southeast.

It was designed by Ange-Jacques Gabriel by the order of Louis XV for his long-term mistress, Madame de Pompadour, and was constructed between and Built by: Ange-Jacques Gabriel. Before the French Revolution, King Louis the Sixteenth and his wife Marie Antoinette enjoyed living at Versailles as if it were a setting for Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous.

When Marie-Antoinette met a gruesome end at the guillotine years ago this week, she was the most hated woman in the horse-drawn cart carried the .Marie-Antoinette and the Last Garden at Versailles.

I recommend Marie-Antoinette and the Last Garden at Versailles by Christain Duvernois, with photographs by François Halard. I own, thanks to a gift certificate that was burning a hole in my pocket, a copy of the French version, more soberly titled Trianon: le domaine privé de Marie.