Jean Bourdichon

1457 - 1521

Jean Bourdichon was a French 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 Jean Fouquet. He died in Tours.
Two of Bourdichon's most famous works are the Hours of Louis XII and the Grandes Heures of Anne of Brittany for Louis's queen.
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