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Last NameBourdichon    
Given NameJean    
alt. NamesJ. B. ; Jehan / Giovanni Bourdichon ;    
Marriage1: Barbe Collebarbe (14xx-1xxx) ; 2: Catherine Chambellan (14xx-1xxx)    
Childrendaughter Françoise Bourdichon (14xx-1xxx)    
Year born1457 c. in Tours    
Year died1521    
Place of deathTours    
Father's occupation    
Relativescouncillor of Francis I, Jean Perrigault (1xxx-1xxx) (son-in-law) ;    
Educationpupil of Jean Fouquet (1xxx-1xxx)    
Country of ActivityFrance    
Worked forBourdichon: Book of Hours (1515/ 1508) ; Bourgeois: Book of Hours (1483-98) ;    
Patronagecourt painter for kings Louis XI, Charles VIII, Louis XII, François I ; Anne of Brittany ; Charlotte of Savois    
Collaboratorssuccessor to Jean Fouquet (14xx-1481) ; Jean Bourgeois(14xx-1xxx) ;    
Techniquesbotanical and zoological illumination ; gold plate, panel painting, and tempera ; designs for stained glass windows, coins    
Sample(s)http://www.getty.edu/art/gettyguide/artObjectDetails?artobj=2869&handle=li ;    
Archival sourcesJ. Paul Getty Museum ; Victoria & Albert Museum ; Innsbruck University Library ;    
Published sourcesAKL 13 1996: 361 ; ThB 4 1910: 456 ; W. Blunt & S. Raphael: Illustrated herbal 1979: 96 ; Pinault 1991: 13f. ;    
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