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The garden of the Alcázar, Seville

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Description: The Architecture of Western Gardens: A Design History from the Renaissance to the...
At the start of the eighteenth century the Bourbons came to the throne in Spain, supplanting the Habsburg dynasty. This was a time when the whole of Europe followed French sources in the field of garden design. Versailles and its glories were still a source for inspiration and imitation, though the latter was achieved with limited success despite an endless series of gardening tracts on the...
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Related print edition pages: pp.281-288

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