French Kings at Blois Chateau Photos

Blois Chateau hosts a good collection of portraits and busts of French kings and queens reflecting the buildings use by several generations of French royalty.

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Gallery with display of Kings of France at Blois Chateau. Blois, France.Gallery with paintings of European notables & Kings of France at Blois Chateau. Blois, France.Louis XII bust at Blois Chateau. Blois, France.Louis XII & Anne of Brittany giving Alms painted on plate by Adrien Thibault of Blois faience at Blois Chateau. Blois, France.
Gallery with display of Kings of France at Blois Chateau. Blois, France.Gallery with paintings (17thC) of European notables & Kings of France at Blois Chateau. Blois, France.Louis XII bust at Blois Chateau. Blois, France.Louis XII & Anne of Brittany giving Alms painted on plate (1901) by Adrien Thibault of Blois faience at Blois Chateau. Blois, France.
François I silver bust from Paris at Blois Chateau. Blois, France.François I painting at Blois Chateau. Blois, France.François I portraits bust by Alfred-Jean-Baptiste Halou & relief after Benvenuto Cellini at Blois Chateau. Blois, France.François I painting on faience bowl by Ulysse Besnard at Blois Chateau. Blois, France.
François I silver bust (before 1520) from Paris at Blois Chateau. Blois, France.François I painting (17thC) at Blois Chateau. Blois, France.François I portraits bust (1850) by Alfred-Jean-Baptiste Halou & relief (before 1861) after Benvenuto Cellini at Blois Chateau. Blois, France.François I painting on faience bowl (1881) by Ulysse Besnard at Blois Chateau. Blois, France.
Bust of Claude de France, 1st wife of François I at Blois Chateau. Blois, France.Claude de France painted on ceramic planter at Blois Chateau. Blois, France.François I confers reward on painter & artist Rosso Fiorentino painting by Isidore Patrois at Blois Chateau. Blois, France.François I Dubbed a Knight by Bayard at Battle of Marignan painting over sculpted oak chest from Netherlands or Scotland & François I hunting sculpture at Blois Chateau. Blois, France.
Bust of Claude de France, 1st wife of François I at Blois Chateau. Blois, France.Claude de France painted on ceramic planter (1874) at Blois Chateau. Blois, France.François I confers reward on painter & artist Rosso Fiorentino painting (1865) by Isidore Patrois at Blois Chateau. Blois, France.François I Dubbed a Knight by Bayard at Battle of Marignan painting (1817) over sculpted oak chest (end 16thC) from Netherlands or Scotland & François I hunting sculpture (1843) at Blois Chateau. Blois, France.
François I Dubbed a Knight by Bayard at Battle of Marignan painting detail by Louis Ducis at Blois Chateau. Blois, France.François I hunting wild boar bronze sculpture Théodore Gechter by at Blois Chateau. Blois, France.Henri II, King of France bronze & marble bust after Germain Pilon at Blois Chateau. Blois, France.Henri II, King of France bust from Limoges at Blois Chateau. Blois, France.
François I Dubbed a Knight by Bayard at Battle of Marignan painting detail (1817) by Louis Ducis at Blois Chateau. Blois, France.François I hunting wild boar bronze sculpture (1843) Théodore Gechter by at Blois Chateau. Blois, France.Henri II, King of France bronze & marble bust (mid 16thC) after Germain Pilon at Blois Chateau. Blois, France.Henri II, King of France bust (1561) from Limoges at Blois Chateau. Blois, France.
Henri II, King of France painting at Blois Chateau. Blois, France.King Henri II painting on faience plate at Blois Chateau. Blois, France.Catherine de Medici portrait by Henri Sauvage at Blois Chateau. Blois, France.Catherine de Medici in mourning enamel on copper painting from France at Blois Chateau. Blois, France.
Henri II, King of France painting (17thC) at Blois Chateau. Blois, France.King Henri II painting on faience plate at Blois Chateau. Blois, France.Catherine de Medici (wife of Henri II) portrait (1901) by Henri Sauvage at Blois Chateau. Blois, France.Catherine de Medici in mourning enamel on copper painting (19thC) from France at Blois Chateau. Blois, France.
Catherine de Medici receiving Ambassadors painting on faience plate by Ulysse Besnard at Blois Chateau. Blois, France.François II painting at Blois Chateau. Blois, France.Mary Stuart, Queen of Scotland & France painting after François Clouet at Blois Chateau. Blois, France.Charles IX, King of France bust from Rennes at Blois Chateau. Blois, France.
Catherine de Medici receiving Ambassadors painting on faience plate (1881) by Ulysse Besnard at Blois Chateau. Blois, France.François II painting (17thC) at Blois Chateau. Blois, France.Mary Stuart, Queen of Scotland & France painting (early 17thC) after François Clouet at Blois Chateau. Blois, France.Charles IX, King of France bust (1563) from Rennes at Blois Chateau. Blois, France.
Charles IX, King of France painting at Blois Chateau. Blois, France.Henri III, King of France bust from Toulouse at Blois Chateau. Blois, France.Henri III, King of France painting at Blois Chateau. Blois, France.Henri III with favorites in King's bedroom in Blois Chateau painting by Ulysse Besnard at Blois Chateau. Blois, France.
Charles IX, King of France painting (17thC) at Blois Chateau. Blois, France.Henri III, King of France bust (1581) from Toulouse at Blois Chateau. Blois, France.Henri III, King of France painting (17thC) at Blois Chateau. Blois, France.Henri III with favorites in King's bedroom in Blois Chateau painting (1857) by Ulysse Besnard at Blois Chateau. Blois, France.
Henri III's court in Blois Chateau painting on faience plate by Ulysse Besnard at Blois Chateau. Blois, France.Duchesse de Nemours & Henri III painting by Arnold Scheffer at Blois Chateau. Blois, France.Opening of Etats généraux of Blois in 1576 painting by Ulysse Besnard at Blois Chateau. Blois, France.Henri III at Saint-Cloud starting Siege of Paris in 1589 painting by Arnold Scheffer at Blois Chateau. Blois, France.
Henri III's court in Blois Chateau painting (1880) on faience plate by Ulysse Besnard at Blois Chateau. Blois, France.Duchesse de Nemours & Henri III painting by Arnold Scheffer at Blois Chateau. Blois, France.Opening of Etats généraux of Blois in 1576 (an exceptional council convened by king Henri III to revoke peace agreement with Huguenots) painting (1888) by Ulysse Besnard at Blois Chateau. Blois, France.Henri III at Saint-Cloud starting Siege of Paris in 1589 painting (1869) by Arnold Scheffer at Blois Chateau. Blois, France.
Assassination of Henri III on Aug. 1, 1589 painting by Hugues Merle at Blois Chateau. Blois, France.Three sons of Duc François de Guise: Charles - Duc de Mayenne; Henri de Lorraine - Duc de Guise; Louis - Cardinal de Lorraine painting at Blois Chateau. Blois, France.Marquise de Noirmoutiers seeks to dissuade Duc de Guise from attending Estates General in Blois painting by Charles Barthélemy Durupt at Blois Chateau. Blois, France.Duc de Guise in King's Chambers at Blois prior to his Assassination on Dec. 23, 1588, painting by Jean-Achille Blairsy at Blois Chateau. Blois, France.
Assassination of Henri III on Aug. 1, 1589 painting (1863) by Hugues Merle at Blois Chateau. Blois, France.Three sons of Duc François de Guise: Charles - Duc de Mayenne; Henri de Lorraine - Duc de Guise; Louis - Cardinal de Lorraine painting (c1585-9) at Blois Chateau. Blois, France.Marquise de Noirmoutiers seeks to dissuade Duc de Guise from attending Estates General in Blois painting (1832) by Charles Barthélemy Durupt at Blois Chateau. Blois, France.Duc de Guise in King's Chambers at Blois prior to his Assassination on Dec. 23, 1588, painting (before 1869) by Jean-Achille Blairsy at Blois Chateau. Blois, France.
Assassination of Duc de Guise by bodyguards of Henri III on Dec. 23, 1588 painting by Paul Delaroche at Blois Chateau. Blois, France.Henri III pushes assassinated Duc de Guise with his foot painting by Charles Barthélemy Durupt at Blois Chateau. Blois, France.Funeral procession of Duc de Guise after assassination in Blois painting by Arnold Scheffer at Blois Chateau. Blois, France.Duc de Guise vows to avenge his assassinated father painting by Pierre Charles Comte at Blois Chateau. Blois, France.
Assassination of Duc de Guise by bodyguards of Henri III on Dec. 23, 1588 painting (1834) by Paul Delaroche at Blois Chateau. Blois, France.Henri III pushes assassinated Duc de Guise with his foot painting (1832) by Charles Barthélemy Durupt at Blois Chateau. Blois, France.Funeral procession of Duc de Guise after assassination in Blois painting (1868) by Arnold Scheffer at Blois Chateau. Blois, France.Duc de Guise vows to avenge his assassinated father painting (1864) by Pierre Charles Comte at Blois Chateau. Blois, France.
Death of Duc d'Anjou, son of Henri II painting by François Barthélemy Marius Abel at Blois Chateau. Blois, France.King Henri IV bust from Rouen at Blois Chateau. Blois, France.Marguerite of France daughter of Henry II & first wife of Henry IV portrait after François Clouet at Blois Chateau. Blois, France.Marie de' Medici, 2nd wife of Henry IV & son Dauphin Louis portrait by Charles Martin at Blois Chateau. Blois, France.
Death of Duc d'Anjou, son of Henri II painting (1863) by François Barthélemy Marius Abel at Blois Chateau. Blois, France.King Henri IV bust (1595) from Rouen at Blois Chateau. Blois, France.Marguerite of France (aka Queen Margot) daughter of Henry II & first wife of Henry IV portrait after François Clouet at Blois Chateau. Blois, France.Marie de' Medici, 2nd wife of Henry IV & son Dauphin Louis portrait (1603) by Charles Martin at Blois Chateau. Blois, France.
Portrait of Gaston D'Orleans as child attrib. Frans Pourbus at Blois Chateau. Blois, France.Portrait of Gaston D'Orleans by unknown at Blois Chateau. Blois, France.Carved bust of Gaston d'Orleans by Jacques Sarrazin at Blois Chateau. Blois, France.Salamander emblem of King François I plaque at Blois Chateau. Blois, France.
Portrait of Gaston D'Orleans as child (c1611) attrib. Frans Pourbus at Blois Chateau. Blois, France.Portrait of Gaston D'Orleans (c1630) by unknown at Blois Chateau. Blois, France.Carved bust of Gaston d'Orleans (c1635) by Jacques Sarrazin at Blois Chateau. Blois, France.Salamander emblem of King François I (an animal reputed to go through fire & survive) plaque at Blois Chateau. Blois, France.
Wounded swan emblem of Claude de France 1st wife of François I plaque at Blois Chateau. Blois, France.Ermine emblem of queen Anne of Brittany wife of Louis XII plaque at Blois Chateau. Blois, France.Porcupine emblem of Louis XII plaque at Blois Chateau. Blois, France.Fleur-de-lis emblem of kings of France since 12thC plaque at Blois Chateau. Blois, France.
Wounded swan emblem of Claude de France 1st wife of François I (a symbol of purity) plaque at Blois Chateau. Blois, France.Ermine emblem of queen Anne of Brittany wife of Louis XII (a symbol of purity) plaque at Blois Chateau. Blois, France.Porcupine emblem of Louis XII (a symbol thought to be able to throw protective quills at enemies) plaque at Blois Chateau. Blois, France.Fleur-de-lis emblem of kings of France since 12thC (a symbol of piety) plaque at Blois Chateau. Blois, France.
Salamander carvings from Blois symbolic of King François I salvaged at Blois Chateau. Blois, France.Salamander carving with flames from Blois symbolic of King François I salvaged at Blois Chateau. Blois, France.Salamander head carving from Blois symbolic of King François I salvaged at Blois Chateau. Blois, France.Wounded swan stone carving of Claude de France salvaged at Blois Chateau. Blois, France.
Salamander carvings from Blois symbolic of King François I salvaged at Blois Chateau. Blois, France.Salamander carving with flames from Blois symbolic of King François I salvaged at Blois Chateau. Blois, France.Salamander head carving from Blois symbolic of King François I salvaged at Blois Chateau. Blois, France.Wounded swan stone carving of Claude de France salvaged at Blois Chateau. Blois, France.
Ermine stone carving of queen Anne of Brittany salvaged at Blois Chateau. Blois, France.Porcupine throwing quills stone carving of Louis XII salvaged at Blois Chateau. Blois, France.Initial F with crown & knots carving from Blois symbolic of King François I salvaged at Blois Chateau. Blois, France.Carving of stone carver salvaged from wall at Blois Chateau. Blois, France.
Ermine stone carving of queen Anne of Brittany salvaged at Blois Chateau. Blois, France.Porcupine throwing quills stone carving of Louis XII salvaged at Blois Chateau. Blois, France.Initial F with crown & knots carving from Blois symbolic of King François I salvaged at Blois Chateau. Blois, France.Carving of stone carver salvaged from wall at Blois Chateau. Blois, France.
Stone carving of lion salvaged from wall at Blois Chateau. Blois, France.


Stone carving of lion salvaged from wall at Blois Chateau. Blois, France.



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