Definition of Le notre
1. Noun. French landscape gardener who designed many formal gardens including the parks of Versailles (1613-1700).
Generic synonyms: Landscape Architect, Landscape Gardener, Landscaper, Landscapist
Lexicographical Neighbors of Le Notre
Literary usage of Le notre
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Memoirs of Louis XIV and the Regency by Louis de Rouvroy Saint-Simon (1901)
"le notre had a probity, and exactitude, and an uprightness which made ... The Pope, upon one occasion, begged the King to lend him le notre for some months. ..."
2. The Memoirs of the Duke of Saint-Simon on the Reign of Louis XIV and the Regency by Louis de Rouvroy Saint-Simon (1900)
"The next day the King saw le notre in the gallery. Although his trade was gardens rather than houses, the King did not fail to consult him upon the latter. ..."
3. Discourses on Architecture by Eugène-Emmanuel Viollet-le-Duc (1875)
"The next day he met le notre, a good architect, and famous for a taste in ... He therefore, in a pet, required le notre to meet him and Louvois at the works ..."
4. The Encyclopedia of Practical Horticulture: A Reference System of Commercial by Granville Lowther, William Worthington (1914)
"The principal works of le notre are Versailles, which cost nearly 200 million francs, Trianon, St. Cloud, Chantilly, and the celebrated terrace of Saint ..."
5. Literary and Miscellaneous Memoirs by Joseph Cradock, John Bowyer Nichols (1826)
"the whole was certainly in exact unison with the old French style of le notre. Friday the 18th. ... le notre."
6. The Percy Anecdotes: Original and Select by REUBEN. PERCY, Thomas Byerley, Joseph Clinton Robertson, 1788-1852 comp, Sholto Percy (1868)
"The next day, the king seeing le notre, the architect, asked him if he had ... le notre, however, deferred day after day obeying his majesty's commands, ..."
7. Handbook to the Environs of London: Alphabetically Arranged, Containing an by James Thorne (1876)
"The straight avenues and regular lines of trees still testify to the genius of le notre, but the brave neglect of two centuries has allowed nature to ..."
8. A History of French Art, 1100-1899 by Rose Georgina Kingsley (1899)
"le notre was well known on both sides of the Channel. He began by designing the park and ... le notre also had charge of the arrangements of the parks and ..."