Château de Chantilly – The Psyche Gallery

This gallery consists of 44 stained glass windows painted in the grisaille style (basically grey scale, with an effort to look like sculpture). Originally housed at Château d’Écouen (currently the National Museum of the Renaissance) and commissioned by Constable Anne de Montmorency, the images are said to represent “The Golden Ass: Being the Metamorphoses of…… Continue reading Château de Chantilly – The Psyche Gallery

Château de Chantilly – The Gallery of Painting and The Rotunda

The Gallery of Painting is the main event of the Condé Gallery at Château de Chantilly. It’s the largest room of the chateau and features 85 pieces of the collection that once belonged to the Duke of Aumale.As is usually the case when I’m out and about, I generally avoid including people in my photos.…… Continue reading Château de Chantilly – The Gallery of Painting and The Rotunda