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BOURDICHON, Jean (1457 - 1521), Painter, illuminator

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
BOURDICHON, Jean (1457 - 1521), Painter, illuminator

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French, 15th – 16th century, male.

Born c. 1457, possibly in Tours; died 1521, in Tours.

Painter, illuminator.

Tours School.

Especially in comparison with Italy, painting - or at least, easel painting - appeared very late in France. At first, it was the work of artists from Flanders and Italy who had settled in France. Thus it is particularly interesting to note not only the

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