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Painting of André Le Nôtre by Carlo Maratti

André Le Nôtre (March 12, 1613 - September 15 1700) was a landscape architect and the gardener of king Louis XIV of France from 1645 to 1700. He was most notably responsible for the construction of the park of the Palace of Versailles.

Le Nôtre's other work included the design of many gardens and parks, including those of Chantilly, Chateau Fontainebleau, Racconigi, Saint-Cloud, Saint-Germain-en-Laye and St. James's Park. He also collaborated with Louis Le Vau and Charles Le Brun on the park of the Vaux-le-Vicomte. André Le Nôtre's father, Jean Le Nôtre was the gardener of Louis XIII of France.

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  • André Le Nôtre (http://www.lenotre.culture.gouv.fr/culture/celebrations/lenotre/indexen.htm)


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