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Portrait of Francois, dauphin of France, Gallery of Portraits, Chateau de Beauregard, Cellettes, Loire Valley, Centre, France,
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Portrait of Francois, dauphin of France, Gallery of Portraits, Chateau de Beauregard, Cellettes, Loire Valley, Centre, France

Portrait of Francois, dauphin of France, 1518-36, son of Francois I, in the Galerie des Illustres or Gallery of Portraits, early 17th century, in the Chateau de Beauregard, a Renaissance chateau in the Loire Valley, built c. 1545 under Jean du Thiers and further developed after 1617 by Paul Ardier, Comptroller of Wars and Treasurer, in Cellettes, Loir-et-Cher, Centre, France. The Gallery of Portraits is a 26m long room with lapis lazuli ceiling, Delftware tiled floor and decorated with 327 portraits of important European figures living 1328-1643, in the times of Henri III, Henri IV and Louis XIII. The chateau is listed as a historic monument. Picture by Manuel Cohen
Photo Credit:
Manuel Cohen
Image Reference:
AR9183768
Image size:
5138 X 5506 px