This book of hours bears witness to the great quality of illumination in 16th century Ghent. Thanks to the Léon Courtin-Marcelle Bouché Fund, the book is now on show at the STAM in Ghent.
The brother and sisters of Didier Comès, one of our greatest cartoonists, wished to preserve their brother’s work. The King Baudouin Foundation came to their aid.
The Léon Courtin-Marcelle Bouché Fund, managed by the King Baudouin Foundation, has purchased a remarkable commemorative pipe, a rare example of Belgian miniature silverware.
The Léon Courtin-Marcelle Bouché Fund, managed by the King Baudouin Foundation, has purchased two remarkable 18th century cabaret trays in Tournai porcelain. The oval trays were used to present a small coffee or tea service for one or two people.
François Schuiten has donated his original drawings in perpetuity to various institutions, including the King Baudouin Foundation.