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Burgundy, House of

Ian Chilvers

in The Oxford Dictionary of Art and Artists

Fifth edition

Published online May 2015 | e-ISBN: 9780191782763

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French ducal dynasty that included several leading art patrons in the 14th and 15th centuries. Burgundy is a historic region in east central France, but it has given its name to several larger political formations; at its peak in the 15th century the duchy of Burgundy was one of the most powerful states in Europe. Its great period began in ...

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Subjects: Art

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