Jean Fouquet

Belgium: Joke Schauvliege

Article by Joke Schauvliege, Flemish Minister for Environment, Nature and Culture: Jean Fouquet depicts the virgin Mary seated on a throne, as becomes the Queen of Heaven. His style is inspired by that of the Flemish Primitives and the painter brothers Hubert and Jan van Eyck. It is assumed that Agnes Sorel, the mistress of king […]

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