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Limoge Enamel Plaques - Louvre

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The Louvre in Paris has a large Medieval collection part of which are Limoge enamels.

The name Pseudo-Monvaerni derives from the inscription MONVAERNI on a triptych now in the Taft Museum. Since the inscription is not a signature the artist responsible for the triptych is now referred to as Pseudo-Monvaerni or the Monvaerni Master. Pseudo-Monvaerni is recognised as one of the first of the artists working with painted enamel in Limoges, arriving there some time around 1460-1480....
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