Chateau de Tanlay, Burgundy, seen from across the moat

RIBApix ref no RIBA25531
Architect/DesignerLe Muet, Pierre (1591-1669)
Artist/PhotographerSmith, Edwin (1912-1971)
CountryFrance
CityTanlay
Subject Date1649
Image Date1960
ViewExterior
StyleBaroque
MediumPhotoprint
Library ReferenceESP/EHS/179 (ES7085)
OrientationLandscape
Colour / B&W Black and white
Credit Edwin Smith / RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: Construction on the chateau began in the 1550s but was completed by Michel Particeli d'Hemery, the surintendant de finance under Mazarin, to designs by Pierre Le Muet between 1643 and 1649.

Subject tags

reflections, country houses, water features, moats