Bust of King Francois I, 1494-1547, made 1850 in plaster by Alfred Jean Baptiste Halou, 1829-91, in the Salle du Roi, or King's Hall, used by Francois I for meals and audiences, on the first floor of the Francois I wing, built early 16th century in Italian Renaissance style, in the Chateau Royal de Blois, built 13th - 17th century in Blois in the Loire Valley, Loir-et-Cher, Centre, France. The bust was acquired 1861 for the Musee des Beaux-Arts de la Ville de Blois, housed 1850-69 in the Francois I wing and since 1869 on the first floor of the Louis XII wing of the chateau. The chateau has 564 rooms and 75 staircases and is listed as a historic monument and UNESCO World Heritage Site. Picture by Manuel Cohen

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Bust of King Francois I, 1494-1547, made 1850 in plaster by Alfred Jean Baptiste Halou, 1829-91, in the Salle du Roi, or King's Hall, used by Francois I for meals and audiences, on the first floor of the Francois I wing, built early 16th century in Italian Renaissance style, in the Chateau Royal de Blois, built 13th - 17th century in Blois in the Loire Valley, Loir-et-Cher, Centre, France. The bust was acquired 1861 for the Musee des Beaux-Arts de la Ville de Blois, housed 1850-69 in the...
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