The topics of this blog are Armand-Jean du Plessis, Cardinal Duke of Richelieu, and the IDEAL CITY built on his command next to his magnificent CHÂTEAU on the borders of Touraine, Anjou and Poitou, in France.

Friday, 8 January 2010

a few more roof-top finials in the 17th century style

...see the first post on épis or roof-top finials HERE...

the last gilded épis is at the château of Azay-le-Rideau, not at all far from Richelieu; all the rest are intramuros - within-the-walls.
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