Saturday, May 28, 2016

17C Euro Gardens - Enghien - Greek Mount of Parnassus

Romeyn de Hooghe (Dutch artist, 1645-1708) a model Greek Mountain of Parnassus at the Renaissance gardens at Enghien near Hainault. This parkcontained a model of the Greek Mountain of Parnassus from antiquity dedicated to Apollo and the Muses, which was the traditional home of poetry & music. Deer are being hunted at the foot of this 'mountain.'