The Chateau Fontainebleau is the largest royal castle in France. The palace was designed by numerous French monarchs, one of them being King Francis I during the 16th century. The palace is designed in an Italian Mannerist style which later became known as the "Fontainebleau style" during the 16th century.
Donald, R. Wonders of Architecture (New York, NY: Charles Scribner & Co., 1871)
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