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Trianon-sous-bois Twenty years after being built Trianon was too small to house all of Louis XIV’s family. Shortly before his death in 1708, Jules Hardouin-Mansart built this wing, Trianon-sous-Bois, whose sober elegance ushered in the eighteenth-century style. The king’s sister-in-law, Madame Palatine, and her children were the first to occupy the group of apartments in this part of the building.
Buffet d’eau, Trianon Gardens In 1703 Hardouin-Mansart had this fountain, also called the Cascade, built on the same axis as the Trianon-sous-Bois wing’s northern end. It was decorated with different coloured marbles ornamented with lead sculptures by Mazière, Le Lorrain, Hardy, Poirier and Van Clève.