The history of the Crown is embedded in the gilded walls of Fontainbleau. From the hunting lodge of Francois I, who included Leonardo da Vinci in his court, to Napoleon Bonaparte, the sprawling chateau has been home to every French king, who engaged leading architects and decorators to make it ever more magnificent.
This is the second lecture in the four-part series, "Tales of France: A History of the Great Chateaux." Click Here for more information on the series.
A wine and cheese reception will be held before each lecture at 5:30 pm. Tickets are $25 per lecture. Click Here to purchase tickets, or call 847-0295, ext. 115, for more information.
This lecture series is generously sponsored by Marianne Wolfensberger-Jarzombek.