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If you wanted to show you were the height of fashion, then this is what the well-dressed gent would have worn in the 1660s

If you wanted to show you were the height of fashion, then this is what the well-dressed gent would have worn in the 1660s

Le bassin de Bacchus  Bassin dit de l’Automne, il est l’égal des trois autres bassins consacrés aux saisons et proches de l’Allée royale. Bacchus, figure mythologique romaine, enseigne à travers le monde la culture de la vigne. Dieu du vin et l’ivresse, il symbolise l’époque des vendanges et est entouré de petits satyres, moitié enfants, moitié boucs.

Les bassins et les fontaines

Le bassin de Bacchus Bassin dit de l’Automne, il est l’égal des trois autres bassins consacrés aux saisons et proches de l’Allée royale. Bacchus, figure mythologique romaine, enseigne à travers le monde la culture de la vigne. Dieu du vin et l’ivresse, il symbolise l’époque des vendanges et est entouré de petits satyres, moitié enfants, moitié boucs.

view of the temple of love, marie-antoinette's estate, palace of versailles

The estate of Trianon

MANSART’S WORK  Overlooked by the Château, the Orangerie with its wide space, high trees and pure lines is one of the crowning achievements of Jules Hardouin-Mansart which best shows his talent as a great architect. Some of the orange trees from Portugal, Spain and Italy, and lemon and pomegranate trees are over 200 years old. They are kept indoors here in winter before being spread during the summer on its flowerbed.

MANSART’S WORK Overlooked by the Château, the Orangerie with its wide space, high trees and pure lines is one of the crowning achievements of Jules Hardouin-Mansart which best shows his talent as a great architect. Some of the orange trees from Portugal, Spain and Italy, and lemon and pomegranate trees are over 200 years old. They are kept indoors here in winter before being spread during the summer on its flowerbed.

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