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 collection10 artworks
St. Louis Art Museum(United States - St. Louis, MO)2 artworks
Musée des Beaux-Arts de Rouen(France - Rouen)2 artworks
Musée du Louvre(France - Paris)1 artworks
École nationale supérieure des Beaux-Arts(France - Paris)1 artworks
Gartenpalais Liechtenstein(Austria - Vienna)1 artworks
Musée de Grenoble(France - Grenoble)1 artworks
Musée d’Art et d’Histoire d'Auxerre(France - Auxerre)1 artworks
Musée des Beaux-Arts et de Archeologie(France - Besancon)1 artworks

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