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Jean Bourdichon - Saint Margaret and the Dragon (The Grandes Heures of Anne of Brittany) 1503-1508

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Jean Bourdichon (1456/1457-1520/1521) est un peintre et enlumineur de la cour de France entre la fin du XVe siècle et le début du XVIe siècle. Il fut peintre en titre de quatre rois de France, Louis XI, Charles VIII, Louis XII et François Ier. Jean Bourdichon est surtout connu comme l'enlumineur de son œuvre principale, les Grandes Heures d'Anne de Bretagne.

Jean Bourdichon (1456/1457-1520/1521) was a miniature painter and manuscript illuminator at the court of France between the end of the 15th century and the start of the 16th century, in the reigns of Louis XI of France, Charles VIII of France, Louis XII of France and Francis I of France. He was probably born in Tours, and was a pupil of Jehan Fouquet. He died in Tours. One of Bourdichon's most famous works is the Grandes Heures of Anne of Brittany.

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