Nicolas Robert

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Nicolas Robert
Born18 April 1614
Died25 March 1685 (1685-03-26) (aged 70)
NationalityFrance
OccupationMiniaturist, engraver
Known forPainter of Miniatures to Louis XIV

Nicolas Robert (18 April 1614 – 25 March 1685) was a French miniaturist and engraver. He was born in Langres and died in Paris.

In 1664 he was appointed as "peintre ordinaire de Sa Majesté pur la miniature" (Painter of Miniatures) to Louis XIV.

Works[edit]

Blunt highlights Robert's main works as follows:

Other works include:

  • Fiori Diversi - a small book of etchings of flowers published in Rome on 1640.
  • Diverses Fleurs c 1660
  • Sketchbooks A & B, in the Austrian National Library, detailed in H.Walter Lack's Garden of Eden (Taschen: 2008)
  • Livre des Tulipes, in the Austrian National Library, detailed in H.Walter Lack's Garden of Eden (Taschen: 2008)

Colleagues[edit]

Robert worked with the following people:

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