Guillaume Picon is a historian and a specialist on the kings of France. He is the author of Versailles: A Private Invitation (Flammarion, 2011). Eric Sander's photographs have appeared in Life, Time, and Newsweek, and in Jacques Garcia: Twenty Years of Passion: Chï¿½teau du Champ de Bataille (Flammarion, 2013).
"Whether you have visited Chateau de Fontainbleau or not, Flammarion's book A Day at Chateau de Fontainbleau is a feast for the eyes and a worthwhile adventure, offering a rare view into areas of the chateau that guests could not personally access." -CourtneyPrice.com "Whereas many chateaux are associated primarily with a particular resident or royal, Chateau de Fontainebleau represents almost 1,000 years of French ruling dynasties. A Day at Chï¿½teau de Fontainebleau offers not only insights into the history, art and culture of France throughout the centuries, but also the lives of those who inhabited this magnificent French landmark." -QuintessenceBlog.com A Day at the Chï¿½teau de Fontainebleau is a fascinating illustrated guide to the chï¿½teau de Fontainebleau, one of the most well-preserved, historically rich chï¿½teaus in the whole of France. . . . I highly recommend A Day at the Chï¿½teau de Fontainebleau for anyone with an interest in French history, French architecture, and historical buildings." -ViveLaQueen Blog A Day at Chateau de Fontainbleau is a beautifully illustrated book about the exceptionally well-preserved Chateau near Paris. It brings to life the history of this enormous castle with stories and anecdotes from its past . . . If you've never been there, you'll feel like you know the chateau from this book, and if you have been there, the book will transport you straight back in your mind..." -TheGoodLifeFrance.com "Akin to a private tour, A Day at Chï¿½teau de Fontainebleau gives readers an up-close view of this former royal residence, once home to the likes of Franï¿½ois I, Louis XIV, and Napolï¿½on. With its many photos of the palace's sumptuous details and its sometimes intimate though often sweeping architecture, the book makes it crystal clear why this chï¿½teau has earned its reputation as one of France's architectural gems." -THE PEAK OF CHIC BLOG