Archimedes, painting by Francisco de Zurbaran, 1598-1664, in the Chateau de Chenonceau, built 1514–22 in late Gothic and early Renaissance style on the River Cher near Chenonceaux, Indre-et-Loire, France. The chateau was extended on a bridge across the river, commissioned by Diane de Poitiers and built 1556-59 by Philibert de l'Orme, with a gallery added 1570–76 by Jean Bullant. Diane de Poitiers, Catherine de Medici and Louise Dupin have all contributed to the development of Chenonceau through the centuries. The chateau is listed as a historic monument. Picture by Manuel Cohen

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Archimedes, painting by Francisco de Zurbaran, 1598-1664, in the Chateau de Chenonceau, built 1514–22 in late Gothic and early Renaissance style on the River Cher near Chenonceaux, Indre-et-Loire, France. The chateau was extended on a bridge across the river, commissioned by Diane de Poitiers and built 1556-59 by Philibert de l'Orme, with a gallery added 1570–76 by Jean Bullant. Diane de Poitiers, Catherine de Medici and Louise Dupin have all contributed to the development of...
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