Imp. Lemercier, [n.d. c.1840.]
Tinted lithograph. 300 x 368mm. 11¾ x 14½".
The courtyard to the Hôtel-Dieu de Beaune. Founded in 1443, the hospice was established by Nicolas Rolin, chancellor of Burgundy, as a hospital for the poor and needy. Since 1851, a charity wine auction has been held at the hospice, taking place on the third Sunday in November amid a three day festival devoted to the food and wines of Burgundy called 'Les Trois Glorieuses'.
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