Chateau d'Azay-le-Rideau: the entrance facade

RIBApix ref no RIBA27568
Artist/PhotographerDeakin, Ralph (1888-1952)
CountryFrance
CityAzay-le-Rideau
Subject Date1527
Image Date1930
ViewExterior
StyleRenaissance
MediumPhotoprint
Library ReferenceDK/F/62
OrientationPortrait
Colour / B&W Black and white
Credit Ralph Deakin / RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: This chateau was built from 1518 to 1527 for the financier, Gille Berthelot. It is washed on three sides by the River Indre and its foundations rise straight out of the water.

Subject tags

riverside buildings, country houses