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ID: 500027785
 
Record Type: Person
Le Nôtre, André (French garden designer and collector, 1613-1700)

Note: Grandson of Pierre Le Nôtre, gardener in the service of Catherine de' Medici. Born 12 March 1613; died 15 September 1700. Succeded his father, Jean Le Nôtre, as 'premier jardinier du Roi au grand jardin des Tuileries' in 1637 under Louis XIII. He acted mainly as a landscape gardener but on occasion may have actually turned architect. Le Nôtre is usually given credit for the designs of the architectural motifs in the 'bosquet' of the Arc de Triomphe at Versailles and the staircases in the Tuileries gardens. His name is also closely associated with the design of a house for M. de Lauzun at Saint-Germain-en-Laye. In 1666, Le Nôtre was named 'conseiller du Roi aux conseils et contrôleur général des bâtiments de Sa majesté'. He is listed as a member of the 'Académie Royale d'Architecture' as early as 1681. French architect and landscape architect.

Names:
Le Nôtre, André (preferred,V,index)
André Le Nôtre (V,display)
Le Nostre, André (V)
Lenôtre, André (V)
Nostre, André Le (V)
Nôtre, André Le (V)
Le Notre, Andre (V)
Andre Le Notre (V)
Nostre, André (V)

Nationalities:
French (preferred)

Roles:
garden designer (preferred)
landscape architect
gardener
architect
collector

Gender: male

Birth and Death Places:
Born:  Paris (Ville de Paris department, Île-de-France, France) (inhabited place)
Died:  Paris (Ville de Paris department, Île-de-France, France) (inhabited place)

Related People or Corporate Bodies:
collaborated with ....  Desgots, Claude  
................................  (French garden designer and architect, died 1732) [500029365]
collaborated with ....  Desgots, Pierre  
................................  (French garden designer and draftsman, 1630-1688) [500075814]
related to (familial) ....  Desgots, Claude  related by marriage
......................................  (French garden designer and architect, died 1732) [500029365]
related to (familial) ....  Desgots family  
......................................  (French family of garden designers, 17th century) [500316732]
related to (familial) ....  Desgots, Pierre  related by marriage
......................................  (French garden designer and draftsman, 1630-1688) [500075814]
teacher of ....  Girard, Dominique  
..................  (French landscape architect and engineer, died 1738, active in Germany) [500010993]
teacher of ....  Le Blond, Jean-Baptiste-Alexandre  
..................  (French architect, 1679-1719) [500118943]

List/Hierarchical Position:
 ....  Persons, Artists
 ........  Le Nôtre, André (I)

Biographies:
(French garden designer and collector, 1613-1700) ..... [VP Preferred]
(French garden designer, 1613-1700) ..... [Grove Art]
(French architect) ..... [AVERY]
(French architect) ..... [AVERY]
(French architect) ..... [AVERY]
(French architect, 1613-1700) ..... [AVERY]
( landscape architect, 1613-1700) ..... [CL-Courtauld]
(French landscape architect, architect and gardener; born Paris (France), 1613; died Paris (France), 1700) ..... [CCA]
(French landscape architect, 1613-1700) ..... [BHA]
(French architect, 1613-1700) ..... [AVERY]

Sources and Contributors:
André Le Nôtre ........ [CCA, VP]
.............................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database
Andre Le Notre ........ [CL-Courtauld, VP]
.............................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
Le Nostre, André ........ [AVERY, CCA, Grove Art]
.................................  Avery Authority files (1963-)
.................................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database
.................................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
Le Nôtre, André ........ [AVERY Preferred, BHA Preferred, CCA Preferred, Grove Art Preferred]
...............................  Avery Authority files (1963-)
...............................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
...............................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-)
Lenôtre, André ........ [CCA]
..............................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database
Le Notre, Andre ........ [CL-Courtauld Preferred]
...............................  Witt Library, Authority files
Nostre, André ........ [AVERY]
............................  Avery Authority files (1963-)
Nostre, André Le ........ [CCA]
.................................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database
Nôtre, André Le ........ [AVERY, CCA]
...............................  Avery Authority files (1963-)
...............................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database

Subject: ........ [AVERY, BHA, CCA, CL-Courtauld, Grove Art, VP]
....................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database
....................  Delpal, Frankreich (1979) idx., p. 827
....................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
....................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
....................  Grove Dictionary of Art online (1999-2002) accessed 3 April 2003
....................  LCNAF Library of Congress Name Authority File [n.d.]
....................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-)
....................  Macmillan Encyclopedia of Architects (1982)
....................  Portoghesi, Dizionario di architettura e urbanistica (1968-1969)
....................  Thieme-Becker, Allgemeines Lexikon der Kunstler (1980-1986)
....................  Witt Library, Authority files
 
Note:
English .......... [AVERY, CCA]
.......... LCNAF Library of Congress Name Authority File [n.d.]
.......... Macmillan Encyclopedia of Architects (1982) 665-667
.......... Thieme-Becker, Allgemeines Lexikon der Kunstler (1980-1986)
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