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Chambord: Five Centuries of Mystery

Jean-Michel Turpin Stephane Bern

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Abrams
01 May 2019
Palaces, chateaux, country houses; History; Places & peoples: pictorial works
Chambord occupies a special place among French Renaissance chateaux. Designed by Francis I as a hunting lodge for his friends and family and subsequently transformed into an immense residence, Chambord is an astonishingly bold architectural creation. To mark the 500th anniversary of this prestigious piece of French heritage, Jean-Michel Turpin invites us into the chateau, and especially into lesser-known and mysterious wings of Chambord, and throughout its beautiful grounds in the Loire Valley. The story spans five centuries and is illustrated by archival and contemporary photographs, many never before published.
By:   Stephane Bern
By (photographer):   Jean-Michel Turpin
Imprint:   Abrams
Country of Publication:   United States
Dimensions:   Height: 286mm,  Width: 241mm,  Spine: 21mm
Weight:   1.390kg
ISBN:   9781419737824
ISBN 10:   1419737821
Pages:   192
Publication Date:   01 May 2019
Audience:   General/trade ,  ELT Advanced
Format:   Hardback
Publisher's Status:   Active

Jean-Michel Turpin is a photographer whose award-winning work is regularly published in prestigious magazines and other media. Stephane Bern is a French journalist and a specialist in nobility and royalty. He has received the Ordre des Arts et des Lettres (France), the Order of Grimaldi (Monaco), and the Order of the British Empire (United Kingdom).

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