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Chateaux of the Loire, Chenonceau, France, 1947

Chateaux of the Loire, Chenonceau, France, 1947


AN EXTREMELY fine 1947 original vintage poster from the French railway company SNCF featuring a painting by Abel of the spectacular chateau of Chenonceau. 

Size 99cm x 63cm

Condition Very good. This poster has signs of past damage but has been professionally restored to a high standard and mounted on linen. If you would like to know more please get in touch.

Background Built in the 16th century, this most romantic of Loire chateaux is noted for its association with prominent women of the age, notably Diane de Poitiers and Catherine de Medici. It straddles the Cher, a tributary of the Loire. A painting of an aerial view is most unusual.  

Artist  Abel

Publisher SNCF French State Railways  

Printer Desfossés-Néogravures, Paris

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