France, Chateau de Chenonceaux, the gallery

Samuel Magal2009-06-30

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The manor was designed by the French Renaissance architect Philibert De l'Orme. The gallery, built by the order of Catherine de Medici, is lit by eighteen windows, with slate floor and exposed joist ceiling. It was inaugurated in 1577. Each end holds a decorative Renaissance fireplace. The medallions on the walls were added in the 18th century.

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  • Title: France, Chateau de Chenonceaux, the gallery
  • Creator: Samuel Magal
  • Date: 2009-06-30
  • Date Created: 2009-06-30
  • Provenance: Sites & Photos
  • Subject Keywords: Chair, History, Architecture, Travel Destinations, Horizontal, Indoors, Castle, Window, Ceiling, Renaissance, France, Wood, National Landmark, French Culture, Day, Indre-et-Loire, Chenonceaux, Château de Chenonceau, Roof Beam, Potted Plant, Fireplace, Color Image, Ballroom, Cypress, Gallery, No People, Photography, Loire Valley, 16th Century Style, Molding
  • Collection ID: 610
  • Collection: Sites & Photos