Valentin de Boulogne

French, 1591-1632

Valentin de Boulogne

French, 1591-1632

Though little is known of Valentin de Boulogne’s early life, he is considered one of most devoted …

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Though little is known of Valentin de Boulogne’s early life, he is considered one of most devoted French followers of Caravaggio. De Boulogne joined a society of foreign artists while in Rome known as Bentvueghels, or “Birds of a Feather.” He also had a close working relationship with Nicolas Poussin, with whom he was …

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Selected career achievements
High auction record
$5m, Sotheby's, 2016
Collected by a major institution
National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., and 1 more
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