The Marriage of Rigault d'Oureille
96 x 136 in
243.84 x 345.44 cm
Adolph D. and Wilkins C. Williams Fund
This vivid depiction of courtly life commemorates the marriage of Rigault d'Oureille, Master of the Royal Household under Louis XI, King of France (r. 1461-1483) to Catherine de Rancé, his second wife. The bride and groom stand in the center foreground surrounded by servants and animals before Rigault’s castle in the town of Villeneuve-Lembron (Auvergne).