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The King’s Sculptures in the Queen’s Garden at Fontainebleau

Nicola Courtright

Nicola Courtright, "The King’s Sculptures in the Queen’s Garden at Fontainebleau", dans Medieval, Renaissance and Baroque : A Cat’s Cradle for Marilyn Aronberg Lavin, Publisher : Italica Press, Editors : David A. Levine, Jack Freiberg.

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Francis I possessed "not a single work in marble, neither ancient or nor modern," according to Vasari, a situation which the French king sought vigorously to remedy throughout his reign. His well-known imperial aspirations made the collections and display of ancient statues an especially important part of his efforts to enhance his political dominion...

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