Framed by dark, loose dirt, like an open grave, Relatum--The Tomb, Homage to Andre Le Notre
juxtaposes man-made precision with the organic, a signature of both Lee's work and Le Notre's.
Although not obvious at first, the water theme is present everywhere around the Jardin des Tuileries, designed by Andre Le Notre
, a landscape architect, in the 17th century.
Andre Le Notre
as the designer of the Tuileries exemplified this style shift.
Standing sentry at strategic posts are the statues - Henry the Navigator, Captain Cook, the herbalist John Parkinson, the garden architect Andre le Notre
, Charles Darwin, the cartographer Gerardus Mercator, the naturalist Linnaeus and Christopher Columbus.
Some say that Andre Le Notre
was the greatest gardener that ever lived.
68 The garden at Vaux-le-Vicomte was created by Andre Le Notre
between 1656 and 1661.
But the success of Vaux-le-Vicomte was due to his employment of the architect Louis Le Vau and the garden designer Andre Le Notre
, both of whom would go on to work at Versailles on an even grander scale.
DVDs This week's new releases A LITTLE CHAOS 12, 117mins Kate Winslet is impressive as Sabine, a talented garden designer hired to create a garden at Versailles for King Louis XIV (Alan Rickman) by the royal court's renowned landscape artist Andre Le Notre
(Matthias Schoenaerts), eventually falling in love with him.
DIGESTS A LITTLE CHAOS (12A) The director makes his mark in front of the camera as King Louis XIV, who has hired renowned landscape gardener Andre Le Notre
(Schoenaerts) to transform the grounds of Versailles into a fantasia"of exquisite and matchless beauty".
A LITTLE CHAOS (12A) DIRECTOR Alan Rickman makes his mark in front of the camera as King Louis XIV, who hires renowned landscape gardener Andre Le Notre
(Matthias Schoenaerts) to transform the grounds of Versailles into a fantasia "of exquisite and matchless beauty".
Set in the late 17th century, A Little Chaos tells the story of Sabine De Barra (Winslet), a free-spirited landscape gardener who's assigned by King Louis XIV's landscape artist Andre Le Notre
(Matthias Schoenaerts) to build one of the main gardens at the Palace of Versailles.
| Calm amid the chaos: Kate Winslet as |Sabine De Barra and, inset, her love interest Andre Le Notre
The building is surrounded by statues restored at the Liverpool Conservation Centre - Henry the Navigator, Captain Cook, the herbalist John Parkinson, the garden architect Andre Le Notre
, Charles Darwin, the cartographer Gerardus Mercator, the naturalist Carolus Linnaeus and Christopher Columbus.
5 Anglophone readers will welcome Graham Larkin's translation and richly illustrated edition of Thierry Mariage, The World of Andre Le Notre
(Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1999), especially in chapters one and three.