- Ni·co·las [nee-kaw-lah] /ni kɔˈlɑ/, 1594–1655, French painter.
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- Nicolas (nikɔlɑ). 1594–1665, French painter, regarded as a leader of French classical painting. He is best known for the austere historical and biblical paintings and landscapes of his later years
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