Image from page 133 of "European and Japanese gardens; papers read before the American Institute of Architects .." (1902)
Publisher: Philadelphia, H.T. Coates & Co.
Contributing Library: The Library of Congress
Digitizing Sponsor: Sloan Foundation
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THE TUILERIES AND THE LOUVRE variety. No doubt ne had countless assistants in his multifa-rious tasks, but his spirit informs and distinguishes all the end-less list of works which are counted among his masterpieces ;and, in addition, the indications of his genius served to remodel,and practically reconstruct, many of the gardens of an earlierday, already famous, but transformed and made to blossomanew under the suggestions of his enlightening imagination.He stands alone for his art, through the century, which washonored by his birth, and the succeeding one. He summed upall that was best worth while in the garden practice of his owntime and that preceding it, and welded it into a consistentwhole, through sheer force of creative power. He invented,indeed, no new kind, but he ennobled and synthesized the 119 French Gardening and Its Master
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THE MEDICI FOUNTAIN GARDENS OF THE LUXEMBOURG European and Japanese Gardens
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