The Petite Commande of 1664: Burlesque in the Gardens of Versailles

Hedin, Thomas F.
December 2001
Art Bulletin;Dec2001, Vol. 83 Issue 4, p651
Academic Journal
Features the contribution of sculptor Pierre Francastel to sculpture in Versailles, France. Statues included in the 'Grande Commande of 1674' sculpture; Contribution of sculptors Andre Le Notre and Charles Le Brun in designing the art works; Description on the statues.


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