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Ancy-Le-Franc, Château d'

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The Oxford Dictionary of the Renaissance

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2005
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History, Early Modern History (1500 to 1700)
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An Italian Renaissance house and garden near Auxerre, in Burgundy. The architect was Serlio, who was employed at the court of ...

Ancy-le-Franc, Château d'

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Patrick Taylor

The Oxford Companion to the Garden

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2006

Yonne, France, built in the mid 16th century for Antoine de Clermont to the designs of Sebastiano Serlio. A drawing of ...

French gardens

French gardens  

Of the Renaissance were influenced but not overwhelmed by the design of Italian gardens. In the early sixteenth century the Italian elements were usually incidental: at Gaillon, for example, marble ...
Sebastiano Serlio

Sebastiano Serlio  

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(1475–1554).Italian architect, theorist, and painter. He is remembered primarily as the compiler of L'Architettura (published in instalments (1537–75) and collected in one volume in 1584). The first ...

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