Tuesday, May 21, 2013

Completely, Totally Awesome - FRANCE - Simply Irresistible




continuing the series with Anita @ Castles, Crowns & Cottages
of
FRANCE - SIMPLY IRRESISTIBLE



isn't it wonderful that these pieces of paper have been preserved
for all of us to peek at?
& wasn't her little handwriting lovely?




1st draft of the gardens of the
Petit Trianon
signed by Marie Antoinette herself


Cote cliché :
09-520986
N° d’inventaire :
MV9146 ; invdessins1259
Fonds :
Dessins
Titre :
Premier projet d'aménagement des jardins du Petit Trianon
Description :
Approuvé par la reine Marie-Antoinette le 10 juillet 1774 (avec numérotations des différents aménagements) (annotations autographes de Marie-Antoinette )
Auteur :
Riquet de Camaran, Victor-Maurice de, Comte (1727-1807)
Période :
18e siècle, période moderne (Europe occidentale)
Date :
1774
Technique/Matière :
aquarelle, crayon noir, encre brune
Hauteur :
0.607 m.
Longueur :
1.300 m.
Localisation :
Versailles, châteaux de Versailles et de Trianon
Acquisition :
2009
Mots-clés :

source HERE
& here, a close-up of the gardens today




hop over to see ANITA @ CASTLES, CROWN & COTTAGES
where she is hosting a week-long blog party called
FRANCE - SIMPLY IRRESISTIBLE 

HERE







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8 comments:

  1. Love your blog, love the music, love your store! Very elegant and glamorous.
    I follow, post and would love to win that gorgeous necklace!

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  2. Love all things French :)

    Bee happy x

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  3. Can you imagine a garden bed in the shape of a bow...wow! What a wonderful giveaway Marsha, this is so sweet of you!

    XXX
    Debra~

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  4. Fascinating Marsha...love the photo of the garden. And love the necklace!

    I hope you have a wonderful day and the weather is improving down in Texas. xoxo

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  5. so much fun!! I would love a French garden!

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  6. I love old manuscripts and drawings.

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  7. Good morning from Spain. Beautiful view and beautiful photos.
    Congrats! for the book you're a winner! :) One day can fill one with your amazing and beautiful pictures.
    Always a pleasure to visit you
    many kisses
    Luisa

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