Château du Clos Lucé, Home of Leonardo da Vinci in Amboise, France Photos

Château du Clos Lucé, where Leonardo da Vinci lived for the last three years of his life, features Renaissance rooms and replicas of da Vinci's workshops and creations.

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Château de Clos Lucé royal residence & where Leonardo da Vinci spent his final three years before his death in 1519 at Clos Lucé. Amboise, France.Red brick trimmed with white tufa façade of Château de Clos Lucé. Amboise, France.Roofline with corner tower containing a spiral staircase at Château de Clos Lucé. Amboise, France.Detail of decorative carvings on octagonal tower of Château de Clos Lucé. Amboise, France.
Château de Clos Lucé (1471) royal residence & where Leonardo da Vinci spent his final three years before his death in 1519 at Clos Lucé. Amboise, France.Red brick trimmed with white tufa façade of Château de Clos Lucé. Amboise, France.Roofline with corner tower containing a spiral staircase at Château de Clos Lucé. Amboise, France.Detail of decorative carvings on octagonal tower of Château de Clos Lucé. Amboise, France.
Small gothic chapel of sculpted tufa stone tucked into corner of Château de Clos Lucé. Amboise, France.Wooden gallery along upper floor of Château de Clos Lucé. Amboise, France.Grounds with da Vinci models at Château de Clos Lucé. Amboise, France.Kitchen garden, roses & grape vines at Château de Clos Lucé. Amboise, France.
Small gothic chapel of sculpted tufa stone (late 15thC) tucked into corner of Château de Clos Lucé. Amboise, France.Wooden gallery along upper floor of Château de Clos Lucé. Amboise, France.Grounds with da Vinci models at Château de Clos Lucé. Amboise, France.Kitchen garden, roses & grape vines at Château de Clos Lucé. Amboise, France.
Painted with leaded glass window at Château de Clos Lucé. Amboise, France.Ornately carved Renaissance canopy bed with hangings in bedroom of Leonardo da Vinci at Château de Clos Lucé. Amboise, France.Ebony with ivory inlay chest & Renaissance side chair in da Vinci bedroom at Château de Clos Lucé. Amboise, France.Fireplace decorated with the arms of France in da Vinci bedroom at Château de Clos Lucé. Amboise, France.
Painted with leaded glass window at Château de Clos Lucé. Amboise, France.Ornately carved Renaissance canopy bed with hangings in bedroom of Leonardo da Vinci at Château de Clos Lucé. Amboise, France.Ebony with ivory inlay chest & Renaissance side chair in da Vinci bedroom at Château de Clos Lucé. Amboise, France.Fireplace decorated with the arms of France in da Vinci bedroom at Château de Clos Lucé. Amboise, France.
Arms of France on fireplace of da Vinci bedroom at Château de Clos Lucé. Amboise, France.St. Catherine of Alexandria painting attrib. to Bernardino Luini & Crucified Christ at Château de Clos Lucé. Amboise, France.Helmeted warrior "Narone" on Italian earthenware dish at Château de Clos Lucé. Amboise, France.Glass with duchy of Brittany's coat of arms at Château de Clos Lucé. Amboise, France.
Arms of France on fireplace of da Vinci bedroom at Château de Clos Lucé. Amboise, France.St. Catherine of Alexandria painting (beginning 16thC) attrib. to Bernardino Luini & Crucified Christ (16thC) at Château de Clos Lucé. Amboise, France.Helmeted warrior "Narone" on Italian earthenware dish (c1540) at Château de Clos Lucé. Amboise, France.Glass with duchy of Brittany's coat of arms at Château de Clos Lucé. Amboise, France.
Bedroom of Marguerite de Navarre, elder sister of François I, at Château de Clos Lucé. Amboise, France.Four-poster bed with linen-fold carvings in Marguerite de Navarre's bedroom at Château de Clos Lucé. Amboise, France.Wooden chest & two scissor-shaped Renaissance chairs in Marguerite de Navarre's bedroom at Château de Clos Lucé. Amboise, France.Polished wood table with turned spiral legs in Marguerite de Navarre's bedroom at Château de Clos Lucé. Amboise, France.
Bedroom of Marguerite de Navarre, elder sister of François I, at Château de Clos Lucé. Amboise, France.Four-poster bed with linen-fold carvings (early Renaissance) in Marguerite de Navarre's bedroom at Château de Clos Lucé. Amboise, France.Wooden chest & two scissor-shaped Renaissance chairs in Marguerite de Navarre's bedroom at Château de Clos Lucé. Amboise, France.Polished wood table with turned spiral legs in Marguerite de Navarre's bedroom at Château de Clos Lucé. Amboise, France.
Cast iron fire back with royal crest in Marguerite de Navarre's bedroom at Château de Clos Lucé. Amboise, France.View of garden through upper story window at Château de Clos Lucé. Amboise, France.Window with stained glass medallion of knight on horseback at Château de Clos Lucé. Amboise, France.Antique mirror set in highly ornate filigree frame at Château de Clos Lucé. Amboise, France.
Cast iron fire back with royal crest in Marguerite de Navarre's bedroom at Château de Clos Lucé. Amboise, France.View of garden through upper story window at Château de Clos Lucé. Amboise, France.Window with stained glass medallion of knight on horseback at Château de Clos Lucé. Amboise, France.Antique mirror set in highly ornate filigree frame at Château de Clos Lucé. Amboise, France.
Portrait of Marguerite de Navarre attrib. François Clouet at Château de Clos Lucé. Amboise, France.Francois I at the death bed of Leonardo Da Vinci painting at Château de Clos Lucé. Amboise, France.Death of Leonardo da Vinci in the Arms of François I painting by François-Guillaume Ménageot in King's bedchamber in Royal Lodge at Chateau Royal of Amboise. Amboise, France.Detail of Death of Leonardo da Vinci in the Arms of François I painting as conceptualized by Ménageot in King's bedchamber in Royal Lodge at Chateau Royal of Amboise. Amboise, France.
Portrait of Marguerite de Navarre (c1505) attrib. François Clouet at Château de Clos Lucé. Amboise, France.Francois I at the death bed of Leonardo Da Vinci painting at Château de Clos Lucé. Amboise, France.Death of Leonardo da Vinci in the Arms of François I painting by François-Guillaume Ménageot in King's bedchamber in Royal Lodge at Chateau Royal of Amboise. Amboise, France.Detail of Death of Leonardo da Vinci in the Arms of François I painting as conceptualized by Ménageot in King's bedchamber in Royal Lodge at Chateau Royal of Amboise. Amboise, France.
Portrait of Marguerite de Navarre by Jean Clouet with parrot on her finger at Château de Clos Lucé. Amboise, France.Bust of Renaissance woman set on antique carved wood chest at Château de Clos Lucé. Amboise, France.Portrait of Maximilian I of Austria painting attrib. Albrecht Dürer at Château de Clos Lucé. Amboise, France.Earthenware dish with Bacchus & satyr at Château de Clos Lucé. Amboise, France.
Portrait of Marguerite de Navarre (c1530) by Jean Clouet with parrot on her finger at Château de Clos Lucé. Amboise, France.Bust of Renaissance woman set on antique carved wood chest at Château de Clos Lucé. Amboise, France.Portrait of Maximilian I of Austria painting (16thC) attrib. Albrecht Dürer at Château de Clos Lucé. Amboise, France.Earthenware dish with Bacchus & satyr (style of 16thC) at Château de Clos Lucé. Amboise, France.
Glazed stoneware & enamel objects in display case at Château de Clos Lucé. Amboise, France.Stoneware covered mugs with polychrome enamels Germany, Kreusen, Westerwald, & Raeren at Château de Clos Lucé. Amboise, France.Tondino earthenware plate Italy, Montelupo at Château de Clos Lucé. Amboise, France.Covered stoneware pitcher Germany at Château de Clos Lucé. Amboise, France.
Glazed stoneware & enamel objects in display case at Château de Clos Lucé. Amboise, France.Stoneware covered mugs with polychrome enamels (17thC) Germany, Kreusen, Westerwald, & Raeren at Château de Clos Lucé. Amboise, France.Tondino earthenware plate (c1520-30) Italy, Montelupo at Château de Clos Lucé. Amboise, France.Covered stoneware pitcher (16thC) Germany at Château de Clos Lucé. Amboise, France.
Tapestry with animals, birds & plants at Château de Clos Lucé. Amboise, France.Tapestry detail with crude representation of an elephant at Château de Clos Lucé. Amboise, France.Renaissance style carved wooden storage bench at Château de Clos Lucé. Amboise, France.Renaissance style carved wooden chest at Château de Clos Lucé. Amboise, France.
Tapestry with animals, birds & plants at Château de Clos Lucé. Amboise, France.Tapestry detail with crude representation of an elephant at Château de Clos Lucé. Amboise, France.Renaissance style carved wooden storage bench at Château de Clos Lucé. Amboise, France.Renaissance style carved wooden chest at Château de Clos Lucé. Amboise, France.
Bust of Leonardo da Vinci at Château de Clos Lucé. Amboise, France.Vaulting in Oratory of Anne of Brittany, wife of Charles VII, at Château de Clos Lucé. Amboise, France.Collection of art objects in Oratory of Anne of Brittany at Château de Clos Lucé. Amboise, France.Recreated workshop of Leonardo da Vinci at Château de Clos Lucé. Amboise, France.
Bust of Leonardo da Vinci at Château de Clos Lucé. Amboise, France.Vaulting in Oratory of Anne of Brittany, wife of Charles VII, at Château de Clos Lucé. Amboise, France.Collection of art objects in Oratory of Anne of Brittany at Château de Clos Lucé. Amboise, France.Recreated workshop of Leonardo da Vinci at Château de Clos Lucé. Amboise, France.
Pigment preparation work bench in da Vinci workshops at Château de Clos Lucé. Amboise, France.Reproduction of Da Vinci painting of St. John the Baptist in Da Vinci workshops at Château de Clos Lucé. Amboise, France.Equipment in Da Vinci workshops at Château de Clos Lucé. Amboise, France.Reading lectern in Da Vinci workshops at Château de Clos Lucé. Amboise, France.
Pigment preparation work bench in da Vinci workshops at Château de Clos Lucé. Amboise, France.Reproduction of Da Vinci painting of St. John the Baptist in Da Vinci workshops at Château de Clos Lucé. Amboise, France.Equipment in Da Vinci workshops at Château de Clos Lucé. Amboise, France.Reading lectern in Da Vinci workshops at Château de Clos Lucé. Amboise, France.
Items of the type used by Da Vinci in workshop at Château de Clos Lucé. Amboise, France.Measuring instruments in Da Vinci workshops at Château de Clos Lucé. Amboise, France.Hourglass & other instruments in Da Vince workshops at Château de Clos Lucé. Amboise, France.Reproduction of Da Vinci's The Virgin & Child with St. Anne in Da Vinci workshops at Château de Clos Lucé. Amboise, France.
Items of the type used by Da Vinci in workshop at Château de Clos Lucé. Amboise, France.Measuring instruments in Da Vinci workshops at Château de Clos Lucé. Amboise, France.Hourglass & other instruments in Da Vince workshops at Château de Clos Lucé. Amboise, France.Reproduction of Da Vinci's The Virgin & Child with St. Anne in Da Vinci workshops at Château de Clos Lucé. Amboise, France.
Scientific cabinet in Da Vinci's workshops at Château de Clos Lucé. Amboise, France.Writing shelves in Da Vinci's workshops at Château de Clos Lucé. Amboise, France.Da Vinci's books & a reading lectern in Da Vinci workshops at Château de Clos Lucé. Amboise, France.Snapshot of 3D optical theatre presentation about meeting of Da Vinci & Cardinal of Aragon in Da Vinci workshops at Château de Clos Lucé. Amboise, France.
Scientific cabinet in Da Vinci's workshops at Château de Clos Lucé. Amboise, France.Writing shelves in Da Vinci's workshops at Château de Clos Lucé. Amboise, France.Da Vinci's books & a reading lectern in Da Vinci workshops at Château de Clos Lucé. Amboise, France.Snapshot of 3D optical theatre presentation about meeting of Da Vinci & Cardinal of Aragon in Da Vinci workshops at Château de Clos Lucé. Amboise, France.
Renaissance Great Hall at Château de Clos Lucé. Amboise, France.Carved wooden cabinet dating from Renaissance in Great Hall at Château de Clos Lucé. Amboise, France.Two halberds & a tinel, weapons used in Renaissance, on wall of Great Hall at Château de Clos Lucé. Amboise, France.Ornately carved throne chair with crest of France in Great Hall at Château de Clos Lucé. Amboise, France.
Renaissance Great Hall at Château de Clos Lucé. Amboise, France.Carved wooden cabinet dating from Renaissance in Great Hall at Château de Clos Lucé. Amboise, France.Two halberds & a tinel, weapons used in Renaissance, on wall of Great Hall at Château de Clos Lucé. Amboise, France.Ornately carved throne chair with crest of France in Great Hall at Château de Clos Lucé. Amboise, France.
Stoneware covered tankard with horse design in Great Hall at Château de Clos Lucé. Amboise, France.Covered tankard with enamel glaze decoration in Great Hall at Château de Clos Lucé. Amboise, France.Simple covered tankard in Great Hall at Château de Clos Lucé. Amboise, France.Blue & white covered tankard with enameled floral design in Great Hall at Château de Clos Lucé. Amboise, France.
Stoneware covered tankard with horse design in Great Hall at Château de Clos Lucé. Amboise, France.Covered tankard with enamel glaze decoration in Great Hall at Château de Clos Lucé. Amboise, France.Simple covered tankard in Great Hall at Château de Clos Lucé. Amboise, France.Blue & white covered tankard with enameled floral design in Great Hall at Château de Clos Lucé. Amboise, France.
Fireplace & Renaissance table in kitchen at Château de Clos Lucé. Amboise, France.Embossed metal plates hanging on kitchen wall at Château de Clos Lucé. Amboise, France.Renaissance bench & pots in kitchen at Château de Clos Lucé. Amboise, France.Tapestry hanging in kitchen at Château de Clos Lucé. Amboise, France.
Fireplace & Renaissance table in kitchen at Château de Clos Lucé. Amboise, France.Embossed metal plates hanging on kitchen wall at Château de Clos Lucé. Amboise, France.Renaissance bench & pots in kitchen at Château de Clos Lucé. Amboise, France.Tapestry hanging in kitchen at Château de Clos Lucé. Amboise, France.
Fragment of Tournai Belgium tapestry depicting epic poem, Song of Roland in kitchen at Château de Clos Lucé. Amboise, France.Covered pewter pitcher in Great Hall at Château de Clos Lucé. Amboise, France.Archimedean Screw, used to draw water, model developed from Da Vinci drawing in Model Room at Château de Clos Lucé. Amboise, France.Paddle-Boat, concept later used in paddle steamer, model developed from Da Vinci drawing in Model Room at Château de Clos Lucé. Amboise, France.
Fragment of Tournai Belgium tapestry (15C) depicting epic poem, Song of Roland in kitchen at Château de Clos Lucé. Amboise, France.Covered pewter pitcher in Great Hall at Château de Clos Lucé. Amboise, France.Archimedean Screw, used to draw water, model developed from Da Vinci drawing in Model Room at Château de Clos Lucé. Amboise, France.Paddle-Boat, concept later used in paddle steamer, model developed from Da Vinci drawing in Model Room at Château de Clos Lucé. Amboise, France.
Helicopter model developed from Da Vinci drawing in Model Room at Château de Clos Lucé. Amboise, France.First self-propelled car model developed from Da Vinci drawing in Model Room at Château de Clos Lucé. Amboise, France.Armored tank model developed from Da Vinci drawing in Model Room at Château de Clos Lucé. Amboise, France.Steam cannon model developed from Da Vinci drawing in Model Room at Château de Clos Lucé. Amboise, France.
Helicopter model developed from Da Vinci drawing in Model Room at Château de Clos Lucé. Amboise, France.First self-propelled car model developed from Da Vinci drawing in Model Room at Château de Clos Lucé. Amboise, France.Armored tank model developed from Da Vinci drawing in Model Room at Château de Clos Lucé. Amboise, France.Steam cannon model developed from Da Vinci drawing in Model Room at Château de Clos Lucé. Amboise, France.
Multiple directions machine-guns model developed from Da Vinci drawing in Model Room at Château de Clos Lucé. Amboise, France.Triple-fire machine gun model developed from Da Vinci drawing in Model Room at Château de Clos Lucé. Amboise, France.

Multiple directions machine-guns model developed from Da Vinci drawing in Model Room at Château de Clos Lucé. Amboise, France.Triple-fire machine gun model developed from Da Vinci drawing in Model Room at Château de Clos Lucé. Amboise, France.


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