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The moat bedroom

2007

Castle of Villandry

Castle of Villandry

Ann Coleman, Joachim Carvallo’s wife, chose this room, which was updated in the 18th century. The soft green panelling; the white silk embellished with colourful flowers and birds that evoke the gardens and music; the portraits of Ann Coleman and two of the couple’s six children painted by their friend, the artist Milcendeau; and the softness of the alcove all allude to femininity and motherhood.

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  • Title: The moat bedroom
  • Date: 2007
  • Location: Villandry, France
  • Rights: Michel Gauthier
  • Medium: Photography

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