Photographer's Note

The gardens at Versailles Palace was created by Le Ntre (1613-1700) and decorated by the known sculptors of the period under the direction of Le Brun (1661-1683), then Mignard (16121695). The gardens are the masterpiece of the French style garden. It was a period of axial symmetry. The terrace and the parterres give bedding to the huge facade of the castle. Below, the green Carpet and the Big Channel separate the ground in the middle and it gives clear view up to the skyline. When the weather allows one could observe a view as far as 25 kilometers away from the palace. On each side of this axle, are distributed paths and groves with their basins and their sculptures.
This day when I arrived at Versailles, there was no one in the garden. Storm was on its way.

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Additional Photos by Nobu Nobudy (nobuikehonda) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 838 W: 66 N: 1256] (3848)
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