|Jardins de la Reine, Richard Micque, 1783|
This picture shows the plan for Petit Trianon during the 18th century. The plans obviously differ from the previous geometrical trends, as seen in Versailles. Here the paths wind around numerous free-formed gardens.
|Le Jardin anglais de Caserte, Philip Hackert1 , 1780Although this is a painting of an English garden, it clearly shows the style known as "jardin paysager" that became popular in France around the 18th century.|
|Chateau Change en Manoir Romantique(avant) Alexandre de Laborde, 1808|
This drawing shows an artist's interpretation of the a mansion during the 17th century. This clearly shows the traditional geometric ridigity of the period.
Chateau Change en Manoir Romantique (apres) Alexandre de Laborde, 1808
This drawing shows the same artist's interpretation of the same mansion having undergone a make-over to suit the freer style of the 18th centuy.