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Chateau de Vaux-le-Vicomte.
Chateau de Vaux le Vicomte
gardens, 1964
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Vaux-le-Vicomte, Chǎteau de, Seine-et-Marne, Île-de-France, France
French chateau about 6 km north-east of Melun, in the departement of Seine-et-Marne. It was built in 1656-1661 for Nicolas Fouquet, Louis XIV's Surintendant des Finances, by Louis Le Vau with the assistance of Charles Le Brun. The gardens were laid out by Andre Le Notre under Le Vau's guidance. The forerunner of Versailles, it is the most important chateau built in France in the mid-17th century; it was here that Le Vau, Le Brun and Le Notre learnt to work as a team and to produce the unity of architecture, interior decoration and garden layout that distinguishes the Louis XIV style. (Archivison note - Grove)
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