Thursday, June 4, 2015
1738 Unusual Gardens flanking the courtyard of this hunting-lodge castle
Charles Leopold van Grevenbroeck (c 1731-1799) Arrival of King Louis XV (1723–1774) at La Muette Castle in 1738. Detai
The castle was built by Charles IX (1550-1574), who was obsessed with hounds & hunting & wrote a book on the sport called La Chasse Royal, which was published in 1625, long after his death. Charles IX would reside at the castle for the full hunting season.
Charles IX around 1572, painted by François Clouet.