Le Désert de Retz
by Diana Ketcham
Publisher's Description
This fascinating book details the history of the Désert de Retz, the supreme surviving example of the folly garden. Throughout the last century this intriguing site has attracted numerous dignitaries and artists such as Thomas Jefferson, Colette, André Breton and the surrealists, and photographer Michael Kenna. This book, richly illustrated and well researched, details the history of this curious place. There are numerous Kenna photographs thoroughout the book including several of his more well-known images of the Colonne Détruite (Broken Column).
ISBN: 0262111861
Publisher: The MIT Press
Hardcover : 143 pages
Language: English
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