Groeningemuseum, Bruges

Andre Beauneveu: 'No Equal in Any Land' - Artist to the courts of France and Flanders

216 pages, hardback, 270 x 220 mm, 160 colour illustrations
PRICE: £30.00
ISBN: 978 1 903470 66 4

 

"This sumptuously illustrated book, which accompanied the exhibition at the Groeningemuseum in Bruges in 2007–08, is an important new study of the late-fourteenth-century Valenciennes-born sculptor André Beauneveu whose surviving works deserve to be more widely known." (Church Monuments journal) The full scope of his talent was exploited by the celebrated royal patron Jean de Berry, for whom he produced manuscript illuminations, made designs for stained glass and oversaw the construction of his château at Mehun-sur-Yevre. However, it is primarily his very great skill in the handling of stone which gives Beauneveu such particular significance in the history of late medieval art. Read more