15A Fontainebleau


Rebuilding began 1527

1) views: central sections are the oldest (Oval Court and Fountain Court)

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2) Golden Gate

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3) Wing of the Beautiful Fireplace:

 

 

4) Gallery of Francis I (Stucco 1535-7, frescoes 1536 by Rosso Fiorentino)

 

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5) Bedchamber of Duchess of √Čtampes (mistress of Francis I). Decorated by Primaticcio, 1541-44

 

 

 

6) Commodus Hercules, Apollo Belvedere; Cast on instructions of Francis I, 1541-43; moulds made by Primaticcio, 1540

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7) Francis I chases Ignorance from the realm. From Gallery of Francis I

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