Flowers in the Katherine Briçonnet Hall

She oversaw the construction of the new castle between 1515 and 1521, starting the tradition of Chenonceau being run by women, on and off, for most of its history, leading to it being named “Le Château des dames” (the ladies’ castle).

   16 May 2022
   1/30s    f/2.8   17mm   ISO 640