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  1. Cheverny Chateau By Anna and Alex

  2. Where Cheverny is located

  3. History of Cheverny Chateau • Architecture is in Louis XIII style, not Renaissance • Jacques Bougier was the architect and he died before the project was finished and his successor signed the main staircase • Interior was decorated by Jean Monier • Supported by Marie de Medicis, who sent him to Italy to study design • Has always been occupied by people and this led to furniture from different eras coming into the castle • King Henri IV slept in the castle

  4. Interior of the Castle • Dining Room • Wood paneling that tells the story of Don Quixote • King’s Chamber • Ceiling shows the story of Perseus and Andromeda • Wood paneling shows the story of Theagenes and Chariclea • Arms Room • Magnificent fireplace with gold leaf decorations and two lovers holding the painting “The Death of Adonis” by Jean Monier, the interior decorator • Tapestry from Manufacture des Gobelins that has never been restored • Tapestry Room • Louis XIV chest of drawers with boullemarquetry • Clock with bronze engravings

  5. Exterior of the Castle • Modern Gardens • Original blueprints were kept after the gardens were renovated • Trees link the gardens

  6. Hunting Dogs http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sAHwweHs8X4 • The dogs are taken out to hunt twice a week • They patiently wait until their masters allow them to eat what they have caught

  7. Works Cited Info Sources http://web.france.com/landmarks/cheverny_castle Image Sources http://static.panoramio.com/photos/original/4646704.jpg http://www.a-castle-for-rent.com/castles/images/Cheverny2.jpg http://www.bargeladycruises.com/filebin/images/maps/LoireValley_map.jpg http://www.chateauduplessis.com/Images/maps/Tourain1.jpg http://www.jardinez.com/Parks-and-gardens-Cheverny-Castle-Gardens-and-Park_Cheverny_Loir-et-Cher_Centre-France_uk_1441.html http://www.squidoo.com/chateaux-loire-valley-france http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3244/2782758313_71bf439ea2_o.jpg http://images.google.com/imgres?imgurl=http://images.travelpod.com/users/thomasgillam/4.1253165531.interior-chateau-chenonceau.jpg&imgrefurl=http://www.travelpod.com/travel-blog-entries/thomasgillam/4/1253165531/tpod.html&usg=__rpWuiwkp-bKnUqfYArO9NeI3ZIw=&h=413&w=550&sz=121&hl=en&start=17&itbs=1&tbnid=9PzDqLX9GaiaAM:&tbnh=100&tbnw=133&prev=/images%3Fq%3Dcheverny%2Bcastle%2Binterior%26hl%3Den%26gbv%3D2%26tbs%3Disch:1