Palaces of the Sun King : Versailles, Trianon, Marly : the châteaux of Louis XIV / Andrew Zega and Bernd H. Dams

Author(s): Zega, Andrew
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Subjects: Palaces--France
Louis, XIV, King of France, 1638-1715--Palaces
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: New York : Rizzoli, 2002
LC Classification: N, NA
Physical Description: 208 p. : ill. (some col.)plans ; 29 x 33 cm
Table of Contents: Foreword: Architecture and Politics 9
Preface 11
Introduction: When Architecture Mattered 15
I. The Shadow World: The Menagerie De Versailles 20
II. "Too Far from the Sun": Bernini in France 36
III. Bernini's Legacy: The Making of Versailles 46
IV. The Pavillon De Flore 96
V. The Temple of the Sun: Projects for Sceaux and Versailles 118
VI. The Rise of Jules Hardouin-Mansart: Le Val and Clagny 140
VII. Marly: The Sun at its Zenith 158
Afterword 193
Endnotes 195
Facade Measurements 201
Selected Bibliography 202
Acknowledgments 204
Illustration Credits 205
Index 206
Additional Authors: Dams, Bernd H
Notes: LCCN: 2002102948
ISBN: 084782473X
Includes bibliographical references (p. 195-200) and index
OCLC Number: 51207748
ISBN/ISSN: 084782473X