Chateau Grimaldi, Antibes, Cote d'Azur
|Artist/Photographer||Smith, Edwin (1912-1971)|
|Library Reference||ESP/FRA/21 (ES1525)|
|Colour Info||Black and white|
|Credit||Edwin Smith / RIBA Collections|
|Subject||Fortifications ; Conversion of buildings ; Coastline ; Museums ; Castles ; Town halls ; Towers|
NOTES: This castle was built as the stronghold of the Grimaldi family in 1608. It became the townhall of Antibes in 1702 and the Grimaldi Museum in 1935. Briefly the home of Pablo Picasso, it became the first museum dedicated to the artist in 1966, and was renamed the Picasso Museum.
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