Baroque, Rococo, and Neoclassical
Architecture Gallery Three

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South elevation as seen down a tree lined avenue.  This is in the Trianons portion of the Gardens of the Palace of Versailles. West (garden) elevation from the formal garden area. Serene, garden temple built on a small island in the Trianon Gardens.
Ange Jacques Gabriel
Petit Trianon, 1762-64
Versailles, France
Ange Jacques Gabriel
Petit Trianon, 1762-64
Versailles, France
Richard Mique, Temple
of Love, circa 1777
Versailles, France
South elevation of the Neoclassical masterpiece. East (left) and North (right) elevations. South side of the picturesque cottage built for Marie Antoinette and her friends to play as rustic peasants. Known as the Maison de la Reine, or Queen's House.
Ange Jacques Gabriel
Petit Trianon, 1762-64
Versailles, France
Ange Jacques Gabriel
Petit Trianon, 1762-64
Versailles, France
Richard Mique, Queen's
House, circa 1783
Versailles, France
West (garden) elevation from the far end of the formal garden area. North elevation as seen from across the brook. View of picturesque buildings around the Grand Lak (Big Lake).  From left to right: Dairy and Marlborough Tower, Queen's House, Boudoir (mostly obscured by a fir tree), and the Mill.
Ange Jacques Gabriel
Petit Trianon, 1762-64
Versailles, France
Ange Jacques Gabriel
Petit Trianon, 1762-64
Versailles, France
Richard Mique
The Hamlet, circa 1783
Versailles, France

"To you it's a potato.  To ME it's a potato.  But to Sir Walter bloody Raleigh... it's a country estate, fine carriages, and as many girls as his tongue can cope with."

- Edmund to Baldrick, from the "Potato" episode of Black Adder.


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