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LIMBOURG brothers The Very Rich House of the Duc of Berry oil painting on canvas
The Very Rich House of the Duc of Berry
Painting ID::  40166
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LIMBOURG brothers The Very Rich House of the Duc of Berry oil painting on canvas



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  LIMBOURG brothers
  Flemish painters (b. 1370-80, Nijmegen, d. 1416, Nijmegen). family of Franco-Flemish manuscript illuminators. The Limbourg brothers, Pol, Jan, and Herman, were trained as goldsmiths. They succeeded Jacquemart de Hesdin in 1411 as court painters to Jean, duc de Berry. Their masterpiece is the magnificent book of hours known as the Tr??s Riches Heures (c.1415; Mus??e Cond??, Chantilly). This is filled with exquisite illustrations of the daily life of the aristocracy and peasantry, including a series of calendar illuminations that are considered the finest extant examples of the International Gothic style
  The Very Rich House of the Duc of Berry
  mk156 January 1412-1416 22.5x13.6cm

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