Vaux-le-Vicomte (1656 – 61)

‘…a garden constructed according to mathematical formulas, where metaphysics is dissimulated by perspective, epistemology circumscribed by geometry, and rhetoric composed by the mobility of our bodies.’ Allen S. Weiss, Mirrors of Infinity In 1656, the small village of Vaux and two nearby hamlets were cleared for the construction of the chateau and gardens of Vaux-le-Vicomte, […]