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

Portrait of Jacques-Nicolas Colbert

Engraving, 506 x 428 mm
Bibliothèque municipale, Reims

Jacques-Nicolas Colbert (1655-1707) was a the youngest son of Finance Minister Jean-Baptiste Colbert. He was Archbishop of Rouen, patron of Jules Hardouin-Mansart and André Le Nôtre and commissioned the restoration of the official residence of the Archbishops of Rouen, the Château de Gaillon.

© Web Gallery of Art, created by Emil Krén and Daniel Marx.