CABAT, Louis-Nicolas
(b. 1812, Paris, d. 1893, Paris)


French painter and engraver, a specialist in landscapes. He was one of the most illustrious students of Camille Flers (1802-1868). A member of the Accademia di San Luca in Rome, Cabat was elected a member of the Académie des Beaux-Arts of the Institut de France in 1867 and was director of the French Academy in Rome from 1879 to 1884.

In 1883 Cabat travelled in France with his friends Constant Troyon and Jules Dupré in search of landscapes.

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