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Antoine Caron: Drawing for Catherine de Medici

Tuesday 30 November 1999 – Sunday 15 April 2018

Exhibition of drawings by Antoine Caron (1521-99), bringing together a celebrated group of drawings executed for his patron Catherine de Medici, Queen of France (1519-89). Centred around the Valois series, a set of drawings of courtly pageantry here reunited for the first time, the display showcases the way in which the powerful and influential Catherine promoted herself and her dynasty through a series of lavish courtly events.

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Keyword tags

16thC | Antoine Caron | Catherine de Medici | drawing | French art


Courtauld Gallery
(The Drawings Gallery)
Somerset House, Strand
London WC2R 0RN
phone 020 7848 2777
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