Heritage – Baroque

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Chateau de Vaux-le-Vicomte SEINE-ET-MARNE

  • artist : yves emprin © All rights reserved.
  • Canon EOS 30D  50mm   ISO 200  f/8.0  1/250 sec  (80mm in 35mm film)
  • Location : Château Vaux le Vicomte, Maincy, France
  • Picasa Web Album Featured Photo
Vaux-le-Vicomte
The Château de Vaux-le-Vicomte is a baroque French château located in Maincy, near Melun, 55 km southeast of Paris in the Seine-et-Marne département of France. The château was built from 1658 to 1661, and was an influential work of architecture in mid-17th century Europe. The collaboration of Vaux-le-Vicomte, the architect Louis Le Vau, the landscape architect André le Nôtre, and the painter-decorator Charles Le Brun marked the beginning of the “Louis XIV style” combining architecture, interior design and landscape design.   (excerpts from Wikipedia)
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Préfecture de SEINE-ET-MARNE

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Melun : La Prison “L’Hôtel des Trois Barreaux” (SEINE-ET-MARNE   48.535015°N, 2.659473°E)

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Moret sur Loing (SEINE-ET-MARNE   48.37253°N, 2.81988°E)

photos by yves emprin

These photos are licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported License.

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