MOULINS, Town of Art and History
Founded in 990, Moulins experienced a real boom when it was at the head of the Bourbon Duchy from 1327 to 1527. Headed by Pierre II and Anne of France, the eldest daughter of Louis XI, the court was heaving with artists of all kinds. Today Moulins is brimming with signs of the times of the Dukes, a heritage for you to discover with the town’s guide-lecturers.
Triptych of the master of Moulins
The Master of Moulins was attached to the court of the Dukes of Bourbon. Among his works, the excellently preserved triptych of Moulins cathedral dating back to the late 15th century or early 16th century. It represents the Apocalyptic Woman with donators, Duke Pierre II and Duchess Anne de Beaujeu with her daughter, Suzanne.
Citévolution : Discover at hôtel Demoret, the 18th century town house, raised relief maps and models showing how the town has evolved over the ages. [more information]
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