Ferdinand Elle

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Henri de Lorraine, marquis de Mouy.

Ferdinand Elle (1570, Mechelen – 1637, Paris), was a French portrait painter.

Biography[edit]

According to the RKD he was the teacher of Nicolas Poussin and his son, the painter Louis Ferdinand Elle the Elder.[1] From 1601 he was court painter to Louis XIII.[1] Very few of his works survive.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Ferdinand Elle in the RKD