The references to Charles the Bold's work, which are largely drawn
from the accounts of the chambres des comptes at Lille and
Brussels, amply illustrate the aesthetic preferences of the
Burgundian nobility. All the relevant documents, most of which have
not been published before, appear in appendix I. The second part of
the book reviews the votive portraits of Charles the Bold. The
circumstances surrounding the commission of the Liege statuette -... more...