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Her tomb in Brou

This is the tomb of Margaret of Austria. It is inside the church just next to the tomb of her husband Philibert le Beau (The Handsome).

The Brou Monastery was built between 1505 and 1536 by Margaret of Austria. The church is flamboyant Gothic in style. This monastery has 3 cloisters with high and low galleries.

illustration of a wealthy family by Jean Bourdichon. The miniature was painted in the early sixteenth century. According to the caption on the Web Gallery of Art: This miniature is from a series entitled Les Quatre États de la Société (The Four Social Conditions), and probably painted to illustrate a moralizing tract. It provides a glimpse of daily life in a noble household in the early years of the sixteenth century.

Selfishness is not living as one wishes to live, it is asking others to live as one wishes to live." Oscar Wilde

Marin Marais - Suite in D minor from the Deuxième Livre, I-V, Jerome Hantai (bass viol), Alix Verzier (bass viol), and Pierre Hantai (harpsichord)

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