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Latest update : 2010-06-10

Alain Baraton, Versailles gardener

Alain Baraton is the head gardener at the Grand Trianon and the grounds of the Palace of Versailles. It was after closely studying this painting that he decided to restore the gardens to how they would have looked in the 18th century.

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Château de Versailles

Place d'Armes

78000 Versailles

www.chateauversailles.fr

 

 

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