At the time when it was designed and created, the immensity of the project was supposed to underscore the control that humankind held over nature and how harnessing wild forest into symmetry and order reflected the power of king and government. Seen under the vastness of a hot summer sky, however, it shows that nature still prevails.
|Les Jardins de Versailles I oil on panel 8" X 10" Chris De Dier|
available from the artist. US$225.00 + $20.00 s/h