Diana Ketcham

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Diana Ketcham is an architecture critic in San Francisco. Her book Le Dôsert de Retz: A Late Eighteenth-Century French Folly Garden was published by the MIT Press in 1994.

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April 1995

The ambassador from an infant republic spent five enchanted years in the French capital at a time when monarchy was giving way to revolution. Walking the city streets today, you can still feel the extravagant spirit of the city and the era he knew.