Elevation of the south facade of the jeu-de-paume (real tennis court) at the Chateau of Fontainebleau

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RIBApix ref no RIBA125142
Artist/PhotographerGentilhatre, Jacques (b. 1578)
CountryFrance
CityFontainebleau
Subject Date1601
Image Date1600
ViewExterior
StyleRenaissance
MediumDrawing
Library ReferenceVOS/231 f.24v
OrientationPortrait
Colour / B&W Colour
Credit RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: This drawing is important as it shows possibly the earliest use in French architecture of the 'Palladian' window (this one probably deriving from Serlio, VII, cap.33).

Subject tags

windows, tennis courts, palaces