Medal of Louis XI

 

The medal of Louis XI, the only one by Francesco Laurana not intended for the court of Anjou, was no doubt designed under the patronage of René of Anjou as a diplomatic gift, perhaps on the occasion of the Peace of October 1465, which put an end to the League of the Public Weal (Ligue du Bien Public), or for the betrothal of his grandson Nicolas of Anjou to Anne of France, daughter of Louis XI, in August 1466. [...]

 

Notices n° 13, Medal of René of Anjou and Jeanne de Laval, n° 22-23, Medal of Louis XI, n° 24, Medal of Charles VIII and Anne of Brittany, n° 25-26, Medal of Louis XII and Anne of Brittany, n° 27, Golden  Bull of Louis XII, n° 96, Medal of Francis of Angoulême, n° 97, Medal of Louise of Savoy and Marguerite of Angoulême.

 

I. Villela-Petit, dans le catalogue d’exposition Kings, Queens and Courtiers : Art in Early Renaissance France, sous la direction de M. Wolff (Chicago, The Art Institute, février-mai 2011), New Haven - Londres.

Yale University Press - ISBN : 978-0-86559-244-5

 

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