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COYPEL, Noël (1628 - 1707), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
COYPEL, Noël (1628 - 1707), Painter

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French, 17th – 18th century, male.

Born 25 December 1628, in Paris; died 24 December 1707, in Paris.

Painter. History painting, religious subjects, mythological subjects, portraits.

[not available online]Noël Coypel initially studied with Poussin before becoming a pupil of Le Sueur. In 1655 he finished the decorations for the royal apartments in the Louvre, a task which was begun by Le Sueur. He was enormously popular

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