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Martine Tissier de Mallerais

in Grove Art Online

Volume Grove Art Online, issue Published in print August 1996 |
Published online January 1998 | e-ISBN: 9781884446054

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Château near Blois (Loir-et-Cher), France. Although ruined in the 17th century, this Renaissance château, built by Florimond Robertet, Secretary of Finance to Charles VIII, Louis XII and Francis I, still dominates the village of Bury. It was long considered to be one of the lesser architectural creations of 16th-century France, but this evaluation depended on an erroneously late dating of its construction and a misunderstanding of its original appearance. It has now been established

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