(b. 1623, Reims, d. 1678, Paris)

Portrait of Jean-Baptiste Colbert

Pastel, 55 x 44 cm
Musée Condé, Chantilly

Jean-Baptiste Colbert (1619-1683) was a French politician who served as the Minister of Finances of France from 1661 to 1683 under the rule of King Louis XIV.

His tomb in the Saint-Eustache in Paris was executed by Antoine Coysevox.

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