The Art of the Louvre's Tuileries Garden

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Steeped in history and art, the Tuileries Garden was commissioned by Catherine de’ Medici in 1564, and expanded for Louis XIV by Andre Le Notre, whose design included a wealth of sculpture. This celebration of the garden, its place in the history of landscape architecture, and the art it has inspired, presents four richly illustrated essays on its sculptures, history, 19th-century paintings, and the history of photography in the Tuileries, including works by Kertesz, Atget and Cartier-Bresson.

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The Art of the Louvre's Tuileries Garden

The Art of the Louvre's Tuileries Garden

Hardback176pp Illustrated260x312mm

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Steeped in history and art, the Tuileries Garden was commissioned by Catherine de’ Medici in 1564, and expanded for Louis XIV by Andre Le Notre, whose design included a wealth of sculpture. This celebration of the garden, its place in the history of landscape architecture, and the art it has inspired, presents four richly illustrated essays on its sculptures, history, 19th-century paintings, and the history of photography in the Tuileries, including works by Kertesz, Atget and Cartier-Bresson.

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