A day at Chateau de Fontainebleau download free [PDF and Ebook] by Guillaume Picon

A day at Chateau de Fontainebleau download free [PDF and Ebook] by Guillaume Picon year 2016
  • Book name: A day at Chateau de Fontainebleau
  • Author: Guillaume Picon
  • Release date: 2016/1/22
  • Publisher: EDITIONS FLAMMARION
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Travel and Holiday Guides
  • ISBN: 9782080202543
  • Rating: 7.63 of 10
  • Votes: 218
  • Review by: Adriana Riddick
  • Review rating: 8.51 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/10/22
  • Total pages: 224
  • Includes a PDF summary of 23 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: This comprehensive, superbly illustrated, slipcased volume recounts the history of the palace and brings to life the splendors of French culture and history. A visit to the exceptionally well-preserved Fontainebleau-one of the few royal residences left intact during the French Revolution-offers unparalleled access to French history, art, and architecture. From François I to Napoleon, and from Marie Antoinette to Joséphine, Fontainebleau sweeps the reader back in time to experience the traditions and customs of great figures throughout the history of France. Comprised of more than 1,500 rooms on 130 acres of parkland and gardens, and situated thirty-seven miles south of Paris, Fontainebleau welcomes more than 500,000 visitors a year. This book features superb images illustrating the artisanal decorative details of the château and the spectacular works of art still housed within; it includes exclusive access to archival documents and numerous rooms and galleries that are not open to the public. Imbued with over eight centuries of history, Fontainebleau offers unique historical insight into the lives of over thirty-four French sovereigns who inhabited and enhanced this great architectural monument. From hunting excursions to the grand parties and spectacles that took place at Fontainebleau, this book is a private invitation inside a UNESCO World Heritage site and one of France's most beautiful historical monuments.
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 9H34M56S
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Residential Buildings, Domestic Buildings, Guidebooks, Palaces, Chateaux, Country Houses, History Of Architecture
  • Available formats: TXT, WORD, RTF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, PDF, DOC. Compressed in RAR, TGZ, TBZ2, ZIP
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  • Format: Hardback
  • Approximate value: 34.14 USD
  • Dimensions: 140x225x30.48mm
  • Weight: 880g
  • Printed by: FLAMMARION
  • Published in: Paris, France
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