Cheverny Chateau Photos

Cheverny Chateau (1624-40) designed by Jacques Bougier (aka Boyer) boasts an elegant symmetrical facade of more of a home than a royal showplace of the previous century. The sumptuous furnishings reflect the family which lived here over centuries.

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Cheverny Chateau. Cheverny, France.Central facade of Cheverny Chateau. Cheverny, France.Classical busts on Cheverny Chateau. Cheverny, France.Structure atop classical tower of Cheverny Chateau. Cheverny, France.
Cheverny Chateau (1624-40). Cheverny, France. Architect: Jacques Bougier (aka Boyer).Central facade of Cheverny Chateau. Cheverny, France.Classical busts on Cheverny Chateau. Cheverny, France.Structure atop classical tower of Cheverny Chateau. Cheverny, France.
Dining room at Cheverny Chateau. Cheverny, France.Dining room fireplace at Cheverny Chateau. Cheverny, France.Dining room fireplace firedogs from time of King Louis XIV at Cheverny Chateau. Cheverny, France.Carved dining room oak sideboard at Cheverny Chateau. Cheverny, France.
Dining room at Cheverny Chateau. Cheverny, France.Dining room fireplace at Cheverny Chateau. Cheverny, France.Dining room fireplace firedogs from time of King Louis XIV at Cheverny Chateau. Cheverny, France.Carved dining room oak sideboard at Cheverny Chateau. Cheverny, France.
Dining room sideboard carved with female figure & cornucopia at Cheverny Chateau. Cheverny, France.Dining room column carved with female figure at Cheverny Chateau. Cheverny, France.Dining room columns carved with grotesque figures at Cheverny Chateau. Cheverny, France.Carved relief of arms & armor in dining room at Cheverny Chateau. Cheverny, France.
Dining room sideboard carved with female figure & cornucopia at Cheverny Chateau. Cheverny, France.Dining room column carved with female figure at Cheverny Chateau. Cheverny, France.Dining room columns carved with grotesque figures at Cheverny Chateau. Cheverny, France.Carved relief of arms & armor in dining room at Cheverny Chateau. Cheverny, France.
Dining room painted ceiling decorations at Cheverny Chateau. Cheverny, France.Highly decorated dining room hallway at Cheverny Chateau. Cheverny, France.One of 34 panels show story of Don Quixote by Jean Monier in dining room at Cheverny Chateau. Cheverny, France.One of 34 panels show story of Don Quixote by Jean Monier in dining room at Cheverny Chateau. Cheverny, France.
Dining room painted ceiling decorations at Cheverny Chateau. Cheverny, France.Highly decorated dining room hallway at Cheverny Chateau. Cheverny, France.One of 34 panels show story of Don Quixote (17th C) by Jean Monier in dining room at Cheverny Chateau. Cheverny, France.One of 34 panels show story of Don Quixote (17th C) by Jean Monier in dining room at Cheverny Chateau. Cheverny, France.
One of 34 panels show story of Don Quixote by Jean Monier in dining room at Cheverny Chateau. Cheverny, France.Bust of King Henri IV over dining room fireplace at Cheverny Chateau. Cheverny, France.Dining room Dutch silver plated chandelier hangs from painted beams at Cheverny Chateau. Cheverny, France.Dining room Dutch silver plated chandelier at Cheverny Chateau. Cheverny, France.
One of 34 panels show story of Don Quixote (17th C) by Jean Monier in dining room at Cheverny Chateau. Cheverny, France.Bust of King Henri IV over dining room fireplace at Cheverny Chateau. Cheverny, France.Dining room Dutch silver plated chandelier (18thC) hangs from painted beams at Cheverny Chateau. Cheverny, France.Dining room Dutch silver plated chandelier (18thC) at Cheverny Chateau. Cheverny, France.
Louis XIII style staircase at Cheverny Chateau. Cheverny, France.Fireplace with mantle clock flanked by desks, chairs & cabinet in birth chamber at Cheverny Chateau. Cheverny, France.Drop-leaf desk with modesty curtain & end drawer at Cheverny Chateau. Cheverny, France.Drop-front upright desk at Cheverny Chateau. Cheverny, France.
Louis XIII style staircase at Cheverny Chateau. Cheverny, France.Fireplace with mantle clock flanked by desks, chairs & cabinet in birth chamber at Cheverny Chateau. Cheverny, France.Drop-leaf desk with modesty curtain & end drawer at Cheverny Chateau. Cheverny, France.Drop-front upright desk at Cheverny Chateau. Cheverny, France.
Birth chamber where mothers presented their newborn at Cheverny Chateau. Cheverny, France.Rare Empire-style Mahogany cradle in Birth chamber at Cheverny Chateau. Cheverny, France.Inlaid stacking tables with coffee service in Birth chamber at Cheverny Chateau. Cheverny, France.Branch with 8 porcelain parrots upstairs at Cheverny Chateau. Cheverny, France.
Birth chamber where mothers presented their newborn at Cheverny Chateau. Cheverny, France.Rare Empire-style Mahogany cradle in Birth chamber at Cheverny Chateau. Cheverny, France.Inlaid stacking tables with coffee service in Birth chamber at Cheverny Chateau. Cheverny, France.Branch with 8 porcelain parrots upstairs at Cheverny Chateau. Cheverny, France.
Dressing room at Cheverny Chateau. Cheverny, France.Empire-style settee in dressing room at Cheverny Chateau. Cheverny, France.Empire-style bed in nursery at Cheverny Chateau. Cheverny, France.Empire-style bed in nursery with cradle beyond at Cheverny Chateau. Cheverny, France.
Dressing room at Cheverny Chateau. Cheverny, France.Empire-style settee in dressing room at Cheverny Chateau. Cheverny, France.Empire-style bed in nursery at Cheverny Chateau. Cheverny, France.Empire-style bed in nursery with cradle beyond at Cheverny Chateau. Cheverny, France.
Stuffed bear on bed in nursery at Cheverny Chateau. Cheverny, France.Nursery with wheeled rocking horse at Cheverny Chateau. Cheverny, France.Wheeled rocking horses from time of Napoleon III in nursery at Cheverny Chateau. Cheverny, France.Wheeled rocking horse from time of Napoleon III in nursery at Cheverny Chateau. Cheverny, France.
Stuffed bear on bed in nursery at Cheverny Chateau. Cheverny, France.Nursery with wheeled rocking horse at Cheverny Chateau. Cheverny, France.Wheeled rocking horses from time of Napoleon III in nursery at Cheverny Chateau. Cheverny, France.Wheeled rocking horse from time of Napoleon III in nursery at Cheverny Chateau. Cheverny, France.
Bridal chamber at Cheverny Chateau. Cheverny, France.Bridal chamber at Cheverny Chateau. Cheverny, France.Bridal chamber at Cheverny Chateau. Cheverny, France.Family dining room at Cheverny Chateau. Cheverny, France.
Bridal chamber at Cheverny Chateau. Cheverny, France.Bridal chamber at Cheverny Chateau. Cheverny, France.Bridal chamber at Cheverny Chateau. Cheverny, France.Family dining room at Cheverny Chateau. Cheverny, France.
Dining table with glass deer head in family dining room at Cheverny Chateau. Cheverny, France.Replica of cake in family dining room at Cheverny Chateau. Cheverny, France.Display case with porcelain & silver in family dining room at Cheverny Chateau. Cheverny, France.Sideboard with silver cloches & porcelain in family dining room at Cheverny Chateau. Cheverny, France.
Dining table with glass deer head in family dining room at Cheverny Chateau. Cheverny, France.Replica of cake in family dining room at Cheverny Chateau. Cheverny, France.Display case with porcelain & silver in family dining room at Cheverny Chateau. Cheverny, France.Sideboard with silver cloches & porcelain in family dining room at Cheverny Chateau. Cheverny, France.
Collection of copper casseroles & cake pans at Cheverny Chateau. Cheverny, France.Petit Salon at Cheverny Chateau. Cheverny, France.Small tabletop rotary bookshelf in Petit Salon at Cheverny Chateau. Cheverny, France.Empire cherry-wood sofa in Petit Salon at Cheverny Chateau. Cheverny, France.
Collection of copper casseroles & cake pans at Cheverny Chateau. Cheverny, France.Petit Salon at Cheverny Chateau. Cheverny, France.Small tabletop rotary bookshelf in Petit Salon at Cheverny Chateau. Cheverny, France.Empire cherry-wood sofa in Petit Salon at Cheverny Chateau. Cheverny, France.
Coffee service in Petit Salon at Cheverny Chateau. Cheverny, France.Fireplace in Petit Salon at Cheverny Chateau. Cheverny, France.Sewing room at Cheverny Chateau. Cheverny, France.Arms room by Jean Monier with weapons at Cheverny Chateau. Cheverny, France.
Coffee service in Petit Salon at Cheverny Chateau. Cheverny, France.Fireplace in Petit Salon at Cheverny Chateau. Cheverny, France.Sewing room at Cheverny Chateau. Cheverny, France.Arms room by Jean Monier with weapons (15-17thC) at Cheverny Chateau. Cheverny, France.
Painted panels in arms room at Cheverny Chateau. Cheverny, France.Leather covered trunk which belonged to Henri IV in arms room at Cheverny Chateau. Cheverny, France.Trunk with mechanical locks of safe decorated with paintings in arms room at Cheverny Chateau. Cheverny, France.Cabinet reinforced & locked like a safe in arms room at Cheverny Chateau. Cheverny, France.
Painted panels in arms room at Cheverny Chateau. Cheverny, France.Leather covered trunk which belonged to Henri IV in arms room at Cheverny Chateau. Cheverny, France.Trunk with mechanical locks of safe decorated with paintings in arms room at Cheverny Chateau. Cheverny, France.Cabinet reinforced & locked like a safe in arms room at Cheverny Chateau. Cheverny, France.
Fireplace with carvings & painting in arms room at Cheverny Chateau. Cheverny, France.Death of Adonis painting attrib. Jean Monier over fireplace in arms room at Cheverny Chateau. Cheverny, France.Portrait of Henri Hurault, Count of Cheverny & person who had Cheverny Chateau built. Cheverny, France.Fireplace in King's bedchamber at Cheverny Chateau. Cheverny, France.
Fireplace with carvings & painting in arms room at Cheverny Chateau. Cheverny, France.Death of Adonis painting attrib. Jean Monier over fireplace in arms room at Cheverny Chateau. Cheverny, France.Portrait of Henri Hurault, Count of Cheverny & person who had Cheverny Chateau built. Cheverny, France.Fireplace in King's bedchamber at Cheverny Chateau. Cheverny, France.
Fireplace surround detail in King's bedchamber at Cheverny Chateau. Cheverny, France.Scene from myth of Perseus & Andromeda on coffered ceiling in King's bedchamber at Cheverny Chateau. Cheverny, France.Canopied four poster bed with Persian embroidery used by Henri IV in King's bedchamber at Cheverny Chateau. Cheverny, France.Tapestries of travels of Ulysses by Simon Vouet for Atelier de Paris in King's bedchamber at Cheverny Chateau. Cheverny, France.
Fireplace surround detail in King's bedchamber at Cheverny Chateau. Cheverny, France.Scene from myth of Perseus & Andromeda on coffered ceiling in King's bedchamber at Cheverny Chateau. Cheverny, France.Canopied four poster bed with Persian embroidery (16thC) used by Henri IV in King's bedchamber at Cheverny Chateau. Cheverny, France.Tapestries of travels of Ulysses (c1640) by Simon Vouet for Atelier de Paris in King's bedchamber at Cheverny Chateau. Cheverny, France.
Chapel at Cheverny Chateau. Cheverny, France.Stained glass with four Evangelists at Cheverny Chateau. Cheverny, France.Grand Salon at Cheverny Chateau. Cheverny, France.Female carving flanking fireplace in Grand Salon at Cheverny Chateau. Cheverny, France.
Chapel at Cheverny Chateau. Cheverny, France.Stained glass with four Evangelists at Cheverny Chateau. Cheverny, France.Grand Salon at Cheverny Chateau. Cheverny, France.Female carving flanking fireplace in Grand Salon at Cheverny Chateau. Cheverny, France.
Harp by Erard in Grand Salon at Cheverny Chateau. Cheverny, France.Harp by Erard in Grand Salon at Cheverny Chateau. Cheverny, France.Gallery of family portraits at Cheverny Chateau. Cheverny, France.Porcelain statuary at Cheverny Chateau. Cheverny, France.
Harp (17thC) by Erard in Grand Salon at Cheverny Chateau. Cheverny, France.Harp (17thC) by Erard in Grand Salon at Cheverny Chateau. Cheverny, France.Gallery of family portraits at Cheverny Chateau. Cheverny, France.Porcelain statuary at Cheverny Chateau. Cheverny, France.
Library with First Empire furniture at Cheverny Chateau. Cheverny, France.Piano in library at Cheverny Chateau. Cheverny, France.Tapestry room with Regency armchairs at Cheverny Chateau. Cheverny, France.Regulator clock from Louis XV period in Tapestry room at Cheverny Chateau. Cheverny, France.
Library with First Empire furniture at Cheverny Chateau. Cheverny, France.Piano in library at Cheverny Chateau. Cheverny, France.Tapestry room with Regency armchairs at Cheverny Chateau. Cheverny, France.Regulator clock from Louis XV period in Tapestry room at Cheverny Chateau. Cheverny, France.
Forested grounds at Cheverny Chateau. Cheverny, France.


Forested grounds at Cheverny Chateau. Cheverny, France.



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