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Pélerin, Jean (<i>died</i> 1524), cleric, architect, sculptor, diplomat

Alexandra Skliar-Piguet

in Grove Art Online

Volume Grove Art Online, issue Published in print August 1996 |
Published online January 1998 | e-ISBN: 9781884446054

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French cleric, architect, sculptor and diplomat. After studying law, he took holy orders. He became secretary to Louis XI; at the same time as carrying out various diplomatic missions, he was in charge of some royal building works. Soon after the king’s death in 1483 Pélerin was appointed canon of Saint-Dié, Vosges, which was then a brilliant centre of humanist culture and the seat of the famous Gymnase Vosgien, one of the

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