Index of Renaissance Effigy

Tomb of Agnes Sorel - Loches, France



Agnès Sorel (d1450) was the mistress of King Charles VII of France to whom she gave birth to three daughters to Charles VII.

Effigy of Donna Maria de Perea - Toledo, Spain

Effigy of Donna Maria de Perea



Effigy of Donna Maria de Perea wearing a simple dress and with rosary in her hands.




Tomb of the Children of France - Tours Cathedral

This tomb, in Tours cathedral, by Michel Colombe was made in 1506 for the two sons of Charles VIII of France and Anne of Brittany. It is reputed to be the first tomb in the region that was made in the Italian style.

Tomb of the cardinals of Amboise - Rouen Cathedral

Started in 1515, and completed in 1525, this tomb is the work of the Roullant Le Roux, Rouen cathedral's master mason of the time. It is a memorial to the French cardinal and archbishop of Rouen George d'Amboise (d1510), the other figure is his nephew George d'Amboise (d1550) who became archbishop of Rouen on his uncle's death.

Monument to Louis de Brézé - Rouen Cathedral

This monument to Louis de Brézé (d1531) is the work of Jean Goujon (1510-1572) who was commissioned by Diane de Poitiers, Louis wife. Louis was the son of  King Charles VII of France's illegitimate daughter Charlotte de France.