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Hammond, Francis

Works: 56 works in 164 publications in 2 languages and 1,594 library holdings
Genres: History  Pictorial works  Biographies  Anecdotes  Illustrated works  Cookbooks  Catalogs and collections 
Roles: Photographer, Illustrator, Author, Other, Editor, Contributor
Classifications: TT505.C45, 725.170944361
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Francis Hammond
Most widely held works by Francis Hammond
Versailles : a private invitation by Guillaume Picon( Book )

9 editions published between 2011 and 2017 in English and held by 143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Versailles has been described in minute detail since the reign of Louis XIV, but numerous rooms in the palace and its outbuildings are inaccessible to the public due to their fragility or state of preservation. From the most renowned salons to the gardens, passing through the Trianon or the Queens hamlet, Versailles contains extraordinary details, transformed by light and shadow. From dusk on a summers evening to the veil of mist on a winters morning, these photographs reveal the many facets of Versailles and offer readers unprecedented access to this historical treasure"--Page 2 of cover
Jean Patou : a fashionable life by Emmanuelle Polle( Book )

10 editions published in 2013 in English and French and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This illustrated monograph spans the life and career of haute couture designer Jean Patou during the apex of twentieth-century glamour. Drawing from previously unpublished family archives including vintage photos, diaries, hand-colored fashion sketches, fabric swatches, and contemporary photographs of his masterpieces, the volume offers unprecedented access into the rarefied world of Jean Patou and celebrates his significant contributions to the history of fashion
Historic houses of Paris : residences of the ambassadors by Alain Stella( Book )

8 editions published between 2010 and 2019 in English and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Many historic homes in Paris serve as residences to foreign ambassadors; these historical sites are closed to the general public. From a seventeenth-century ht̥el particulier, to a Belle Epoque palace, to a distinctively contemporary setting, each residence rivals the next in its beauty, art collection, and period furniture set against a backdrop of accomplished refinement. Alain Stella invites us over the threshold inside the most prestigious chancelleries and ambassador residences in Parisfrom China and Peru to Egypt and Poland. Tapestries inspired by Goyas drawings grace the lavish salons at the Spanish residence. Jean Prouv ̌and Charlotte Perriand created a minimalist interior at the Japanese residence that evokes the refined style of a traditional Japanese home. The palace of Eugn̈e de Beauharnaishome to the German ambassadors since 1818retains its elaborate Empire style, intact since the time of Josephine. Superb photographs, specially commissioned for this book over the course of a year, divulge the secrets of these previously unpublished artistic and architectural treasures."--Amazon
A day at Versailles by Yves Carlier( Book )

9 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and French and held by 112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Chateau de Versailles is one of the most beautiful and fascinating achievements of eighteenth-century French art. This unique book offers readers unprecedented access to this historical treasure. The world's most iconic chateau has welcomed tourists the world over, yet this handsome slipcased volume offers up the charm of a thousand and one hidden places in the chateau, its gardens, and pavilions. All were designed to surprise and delight the eye and all the senses at every turn, their ornate decoration forming an integral part of the elite lifestyle of the eighteenth century. This comprehensive volume captures the exquisite setting and inimitable ambience of Versailles and its gardens, from its intimate private spaces usually closed to the general public to the charming Petit Trianon and dairy farm created for the pure pleasure of Marie-Antoinette
A day with Claude Monet in Giverny by Adrien Goetz( Book )

4 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This volume offers an intimate tour inside Monet's home and through the idyllic Giverny garden that inspired his most iconic paintings. Monet first spotted the village of Giverny from the window of a train and then relocated to the rural haven outside Paris in 1883. Monet was an artist with a passion for painting landscapes and outdoor scenes, and the garden at Giverny soon became the Impressionist master's greatest artistic accomplishment and a catalyst for his work. In 1890, Monet began renovating it, installing a picturesque water lily pond inspired by the Japanese prints he avidly collected. The setting of Monet's Water Lilies series his most famous works it is now the most visited garden of its size in the Western world. The beautifully vivid illustrations of Monet's paintings, his home, and the grounds give readers unprecedented access into the flowery paradise to which Monet dedicated the last forty years of his life. Lovers of garden design and Impressionist art are invited on an intimate tour via this handsome volume
The British ambassador's residence in Paris by Tim Knox( Book )

4 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This beautifully illustrated book celebrates the British Ambassador's Residence in Paris, one of the most splendid historic homes in the French capital and the most impressive of all British ambassadorial residences abroad. The author, Tim Knox, charts the stirring story of the house, from its origins as the home of the Ducs de Charost, to its opulent heyday under Napoleon's sister, Pauline Bonaparte, Princess Borghese, much of whose luxurious furniture and decoration survives intact. Since 1814, when Pauline sold the house to the 1st Duke of Wellington, the mansion has served as the residence of successive British Ambassadors to France, who altered the house to suit their taste and character, notably Sir Duff Cooper and his beautiful wife, Lady Diana, whose Empire-style study is still redolent of their brilliant social circle in Post-War Paris
Private houses of France : living with history by Christiane de Nicolay-Mazery( Book )

3 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A historical, cultural, and architectural journey through a dozen exquisite and refined French chateaux and residences. A dozen aristocratic French families invite readers to experience their elegant lifestyle, from the royal stag hunting tradition of Louis XI and Louis XIII at the Chateau de Champchevrier to Hubert de Givenchy's elegant Parisian townhouse imbued with grandeur and comfort in the style of Napoleon III. The featured houses, illustrated with specially commissioned photography, represent key periods of French decoration. The exquisite Renaissance architecture of Chateau d'Anet and its sumptuous interiors with great fireplaces, silk upholstered sofas, and soft lighting exude the notorious ardor between Henry II and Diane de Poitiers. The hidden sanctuary of a Parisian manor reveals a dignified library and a harmonious blend of antique and contemporary fabrics and sculptures. A grand salon with Versailles parquet is illuminated by a Louis XVI crystal and amethyst chandelier. Meticulously planned gardens beckon contemplation and dining tables replete with crystal and silver are a visual feast. From the architecture, garden designs, furniture, textiles, and art collections, these exclusive private homes are a rich source of interior design inspiration.--
Marcel Rochas : designing French glamour by Sophie Rochas( Book )

8 editions published in 2015 in English and French and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Marcel Rochas (1902-1955) left an enduring legacy to the world of fashion, inspiring a generation of designers. Today his name is associated with perfume--notably the legendary and inimitable Femme--yet the scope of his work is vast, including creations that were at once refined, daring, and inventive. Rochas's trademark designs included ultra-feminine lace, exaggerated shoulders (such as the Bali dress), original combinations of fabrics and colors, playfully contrasting prints, his Sirène gowns, the surrealist Oiseau dress, and his famous wasp-waisted bodice, the guêpière, that defined the female silhouette of the 1940s and '50s.... Sophie Rochas shares childhood memories and gives an intimate firsthand account of her father, providing insights into his talents as an innovative designer, revered socialite, attentive parent, and demanding husband"--Page 3 of dust jacket
A Parisian cabinet of curiosities : Deyrolle by Louis Albert de Broglie( Book )

2 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This handsome gift volume celebrates a world-famous temple to taxidermy and the natural world, where extraordinary curiosities highlight the intersection of science and art. With an abundance of preserved flora and fauna, taxidermy, and otherworldly creations, the Deyrolle boutique is dedicated to showcasing the beauty of nature. A family venture founded in the spirit of discovery, Deyrolle has a 185-year history that is a Pandora's box of scientific and aesthetic discoveries. Deyrolle flourished under the nineteenth-century passion for natural history, garnering celebrity devotees from Dali to Nabokov, and quickly established itself as a center for education and research. A vocal advocate of sustainability and responsible business practices in the fields of taxidermy and entomology, Deyrolle works only with creatures that have expired from natural causes. Raising awareness for causes such as World Rhino Day, Deyrolle combines science and art, lightheartedness and engagement. This book provides fascinating insight into the history and day-to-day workings of this unique Parisian institution."--
Empire style : the Hôtel de Beauharnais in Paris : the German ambassador's residence in Paris by Jörg Ebeling( Book )

3 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This monograph dedicated to the most spectacular example of Parisian First Empire interior architecture retraces the history of the building and the lives of its residents. The Hôtel de Beauharnais, constructed in 1713, gained renown during the Consulate period. In 1803, Josephine Bonaparte acquired the property for her son, Eugene de Beauharnais, and had the building renovated and decorated at great expense. At the fall of the Napoleonic Empire, it was sold to the King of Prussia and became an embassy during the nineteenth century. With its unique Consulate and Empire decor, the palace is an invaluable specimen of Parisian interior architecture. The result of more than ten years of research and restoration work, this book recounts three centuries of European political history through the lives of the Hôtel's successive owners
Trianon and the Queen's Hamlet at Versailles : a private royal retreat by Jacques Moulin( Book )

4 editions published in 2019 in French and English and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Exceptional new photography brings readers behind the scenes of the Trianons and Marie Antoinette's Hamlet at Versailles--including areas usually closed to the public."--Publisher
The Monet cookbook : recipes from Giverny by Florence Gentner( Book )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This beautiful book presents 60 of Claude Monet?s original recipes alongside glorious reproductions of his paintings, scenes from his life in Giverny, and stunning photographs of the dishes. It?s well known that Claude Monet was a gourmand as well as an artistic genius. His culinary journals are filled with detailed recipes and notes about what he ate and with whom he shared his meals. Now, sixty of those recipes are gathered in this elegantly produced book brimming with the colors and flavors of Giverny, France. Each chapter features recipes that were served in Monet?s famed yellow dining room, eaten al fresco in the gardens at Giverny, or at several of the fine restaurants along the Seine in Normandy. Beautiful reproductions of Monet?s art compliment the recipes, along with photographs of the artist enjoying these dishes with his family, friends, and fellow artists. The recipes themselves, selected for their rustic appeal and use of only the freshest ingredients, range from simple galettes and hearty casseroles to fine soufflés, seafood dishes, and delicious tarts, cakes, and other pastries. A fitting tribute to the painter and his legendary aesthetic, this cookbook is the next best thing to sitting at Monet?s table
Montblanc : writing time by Franco Cologni( Book )

4 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traite de la production horlogère de Montblanc, lancée et installée au Locle en 1997, et de la firme horlogère Minerva, à Villeret, acquise par Montblanc en 2007
Elegant entertaining : seasonal recipes from the American Ambassador's Residence in Paris by Dorothy Walker Stapleton( Book )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

AP Audemars Piguet : le maître de l'horlogerie depuis 1875 = master watchmaker since 1875 by François Chaille( Book )

4 editions published in 2011 in French and English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Versailles : invitation privée by Guillaume Picon( Book )

4 editions published between 2011 and 2017 in French and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Demeures historiques : les résidences d'ambassadeurs à Paris by Alain Stella( Book )

7 editions published between 2010 and 2019 in French and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

French wine chateaux : distinctive vintages and their estates by Alain Stella( Book )

4 editions published in 2012 in English and French and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"An exclusive behind-the-scenes look at the stunning estates of France’s most prestigious and long-standing vineyards... Across the world these names are synonymous with prestige, secrets passed down from generation to generation, and the inimitable genius of French wine production. These producers, who together comprise the Moët Hennessy group, weren’t satisfied with simply striving to make the best Cognac, Champagne, Sauternes, or Saint-Emilion. Since they were founded, each has been dedicated to cultivating an environment in which these exceptional French products can be fully appreciated. And so, in order to entertain in style, these legendary institutions have constructed elegant estates. Guests savor meals that have been composed to subtly complement and ultimately intensify the experience of tasting the sought-after libations. Stunning countryside surroundings, beautiful interior design, a friendly atmosphere, and often contemporary art all play a role in entertaining guests; many eminent designers and architects have contributed to these exquisite locales. This volume is an invitation to discover the magic of these beautiful retreats, and the institutions behind them."--Publisher description
Intimate Chanel by Isabelle Fiemeyer( Book )

6 editions published between 2011 and 2018 in French and English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of the private life of Coco Chanel as told by her grand niece and personal confident for over 40 years, Gabrielle LaBrunie
Entertaining in grand style : savoir faire of a Parisian chef by James Viaene( Book )

3 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

James Viaene began his culinary career in the midst of a postwar cultural revival of sumptuous dinners, balls, and galas. He started in some of Paris's greatest restaurants and later was hired at the Parisian residence of the Duke and Duchess of Windsor. He then trained under a series of renowned cooks, and became a chef in his own right in the kitchens of eminent public figures such as Georges Wildenstein, Jean de Souza-Lage, and Michel David-Weill, who demanded extremely high standards. In 1970, Viaene entered the British Ambassadors residence in Paris, a unique locale where the chef plays a central role. The historic home, where he carried out the rest of his forty-year career, provided an idyllic setting for serving his best-loved recipes. In this richly illustrated volume, James Viaene recounts his memories, amusing anecdotes, and twenty-four of his favorite recipes from throughout his reign in the prestigious kitchen. From the famous Beef Wellington served to Queen Elizabeth II, to typically English tea, and the pot-au-feu inspired by his childhood memories, each dish is enhanced by the Residences legendary silver service, one of the treasures of the British Embassy in France
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Versailles : a private invitation
Historic houses of Paris : residences of the ambassadorsThe British ambassador's residence in ParisMontblanc : writing timeElegant entertaining : seasonal recipes from the American Ambassador's Residence in ParisAP Audemars Piguet : le maître de l'horlogerie depuis 1875 = master watchmaker since 1875Demeures historiques : les résidences d'ambassadeurs à ParisIntimate Chanel
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ハモンド, フランシス

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