Nicolas Colombel
(French, 1644 - 1717)
This person is associated with: Baroque, Classicism
French classical painter.

Colombel went to Rome at the end of the 1670s, where he stayed for a long time. There, he copied the works of Raphael and Poussin and closely adopted the classical style of the latter. He became somewhat famous as he was admitted in to the Academia di San Luca in 1686.

He returned to France for an unknown reason in 1693 and was admitted to the French Academy of Painting the following year; his reception piece was Mars and Rhea Silvia. He later became associate professor in 1701 and professor in 1705.

The Museum of Rouen (his birthplace) has recently set up his first retrospective (see the report here).

Name:Nicolas Colombel
Dates:1644 - 1717
Nationality:French
Sex:No data
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Top owners of works by this artist
Private collection11 artworks
Musee des Beaux-Arts - Rouen2 artworks
St. Louis Art Museum2 artworks
Musee des Beaux-Arts et de Archeologie1 artworks
Musée d’Art et d’Histoire - Auxerre1 artworks
Musée de Grenoble1 artworks
Musée du Louvre - Paris1 artworks
Ecole des Beaux-Arts - Paris1 artworks

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Explanation:
This person died over 70 years ago (in 1717).