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CHAMPAIGNE, Philippe de (1602 - 1674), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
CHAMPAIGNE, Philippe de (1602 - 1674), Painter

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Flemish School, 17th century, male.

Born 1602, in Brussels; died 12 August 1674, in Paris.

Painter. Religious subjects, portraits.

[not available online] [not available online]Philippe de Champaigne belonged to a comfortably rich middle-class Flemish family, descended from remote ancestors in Rheims. He is said to have worked originally with Jean Bouillon and Michel Bourdeau and in 1620 he entered the studio of landscape painter Jacques Fouquier.

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