Category Archives: Louis Boudan

Maillé and Luynes in the Touraine ~ C17th images by Louis Boudan

The commune of Maillé in the Touraine is burned into the minds of many as the place of the Second World War massacre. But, of course, the small town and its surrounding district has more history than that single tragic … Continue reading

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Louis Boudan, (16..-17.. ) draftsman and engraver of scenes of the Touraine

In second half of the  seventeenth century the French antiquary, Roger de Gaignières (1644-1715), fascinated by the history of France, amassed an extensive collection of historical manuscripts, portraits and original documents relating mainly to the French monarchy and ecclesiastical history … Continue reading

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