Pierre Patel A Classical Landscape with Judah and Tamar About 1650/52


Born about 1605
Died 1676
Nationality French
Birth place Paris
Death place Paris

Pierre Patel was the outstanding French landscape painter of the seventeenth century, working in Paris, rather than Rome. He was strongly influenced by Claude Lorrain, but evolved his own rigorously classical idiom and was an important model for landscape artists in the early nineteenth century.