The castle of Écouen, now houses the exceptional collections of the National Museum of the Renaissance. Property of a great lord of the Renaissance, Anne de Montmorency, who grew up in the intimacy of Francis I, then prospered under the protection of Henry II, Ecouen is a House like no other: it inscribed in its stones the ambitions and successes of a powerful man who is also a patron and an esthete passionate about art.

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Enameling glass in the Renaissance

13 October 2021 14 February 2022
As precious as the transparent glass that made the reputation of Venice and the island of Murano, enamelled and gilded Renaissance glass was particularly prized from the end of the 15th century. So much so that, at the beginning of the 16th century, glass workshops throughout Europe began to develop their own production, particularly in France. Combining the contributions of art history, archaeology and scientific...

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