Catherine de Medici | The Art of Mark Evans

Catherine de Medici (1519-1589), The Conciliator

In Lenticular Flip Art, The Valois Dynasty by Mark Evans

Catherine was married to Henry II and had to compete with a mistress, Diane de Poitiers, who ruled her lover. After ten years she finally produced a string of 10 children. Her secret motto was “Hate and Wait.” Catherine de Medici lived for her children and for the art of compromise.