Valentin de Boulogne

Artist (France)

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Little is known of Valentin de Boulogne's short but influential career except that he had moved to Rome by 1614. He may have studied with Simon Vouet, and he was profoundly influenced by the realism of the art of Caravaggio and his followers. He was Nicolas Poussin's friend; the two young Frenchmen may have met for the first time in Rome, the artistic mecca and crossroads ...

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