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ID: 500122320
 
Record Type: Person
Jean II, Duke of Bourbon (French patron and collector, 1426-1488)

Note: Son of Charles I and Agnes of Burgundy, John II Duke of Bourbon married Joanna of France, Catherine d'Armagnac, and Jeanne of Bourbon-Vendôme. He was Duke of Bourbon and Avignon from 1456 until his death in 1488. A great patron of the arts, he surrounded himself with artists, writers, and musicians. He commissioned architectural and sculptural projects as well as illuminated manuscripts. The later a passion he shared with his wife, Joanna of France.

Names:
Jean II, Duke of Bourbon (preferred,V,display)
John II, Duke of Bourbon (V)
Jean II, 6th duc de Bourbon (V)

Nationalities:
French (preferred)

Roles:
patron (preferred)
collector

Gender: male

Birth and Death Places:
Born:  Moulins (Allier, Auvergne, France) (inhabited place)
Died:  Moulins (Allier, Auvergne, France) (inhabited place)

Related People or Corporate Bodies:
member of ....  Bourbon, House of  
................  (French and Spanish rulers, patrons, and collectors, 1589-1792, 1700-1830 ) [500122257]
patron of ....  Colombe, Michel  
................  (French sculptor, born ca. 1430, died 1512 or 1515) [500115377]
patron of ....  Jean de Rouen  
................  (French sculptor and architect, ca. 1500-1580, active in Portugal) [500121705]
patron of ....  Master of Moulins  
................  (painter, probably Netherlandish, active ca. 1480-1504 in France) [500002035]
patron was ....  Bourdichon, Jean  
..................  (French illuminator, ca. 1457-1521) [500004391]
sibling by marriage (in-law) of ....  Anne, Duchess of Bourbon  
......................................................  (French ruler, patron, and collector, born 1460 or 1461, died 1522) [500122323]
sibling of ....  Cardinal Charles of Bourbon  
..................  (French cardinal and patron, 1426-1488) [500122258]
sibling of ....  Peter II, Duke of Bourbon  
..................  (French duke, patron, and collector, 1438-1503) [500122321]

List/Hierarchical Position:
 ....  Non-Artists
 ........  Jean II, Duke of Bourbon (I)

Biographies:
(French patron and collector, 1426-1488) ..... [VP Preferred]

Sources and Contributors:
Jean II, 6th duc de Bourbon ........ [VP]
..................................................  Encyclopaedia Britannica Online (2002-) accessed 7 March 2005
Jean II, Duke of Bourbon ........ [VP Preferred]
...............................................  Grove Art Online (2003-2008) accessed 7 March 2005
John II, Duke of Bourbon ........ [VP]
...............................................  Grove Art Online (2003-2008) accessed 7 March 2005

Subject: ........ [VP]
....................  Encyclopaedia Britannica Online (2002-) accessed 7 March 2005
....................  Grove Art Online (2003-2008) accessed 7 March 2005
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
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