Another good reason to visit Parc de Sceaux is a gorgeous outdoor photo exhibition called “Arborescence”. (Poster photo by Yann Arthus-Bertrand 1998)
84 most beautiful photos about trees, taken between 1842 and 2007, are showed along the alley leading to the “Orangerie” built by Louis XIV architect Jules–Hardouin Mansart.
Great photographers like Henri Cartier-Bresson, Robert Doisneau, Jacques-Henri Lartigue or Yann Arthus -Bertrand have pictures of trees exhibited in the garden surroundings.
Eugène Atget took this picture of Parc de Sceaux in 1925 ( “L’allée de la Duchesse et la satue de la servitude”.
Henri Cartier-Bresson took this picture of Brie in 1968.
“les jardins de L’Altana in Antibes” in 1936 by Jacques-Henri Lartigue.
Palm trees in Fort Lauderdale (Florida) by René Barri (1998)
“Jeu de soleil et vapeur dans un bouleau en Russie “ ( sun and haze effects on a birch tree in Russia) by Olivier Grünewald in 2006.
If you enjoyed this virtual visit, you have the opportunity to see all this photos and Sceaux garden for real up to January 14.
Parc de Sceaux is opened from sunrise up to sunset : in winter 8 to 17.
Parc de Sceaux, RER B station Sceaux or Parc de Sceaux.