If you’re heading to Chicago soon, don’t miss this spring exhibit on French Renaissance art. The first of its kind in the United States, “Kings, Queens, and Courtiers” at the Art Institute of Chicago this show features tapestries, stained glass, paintings, prayer books, and reliquaries, illuminating a unique combination of the French Gothic and Italian Renaissance artistic movements. Many of the works are on loan from the Grand Palais in Paris. The exhibit runs until May 30.
Jean Fouquet (c. 1420–c. 1480), Roundel with the Monogram of Laurens Girard, Design Tours, Glass, Probably Paris, c. 1460