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LE BRUN, Charles (1619 - 1690), Painter, engraver, draughtsman

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
LE BRUN, Charles (1619 - 1690), Painter, engraver, draughtsman

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French, 17th century, male.

Born 24 February 1619, in Paris; died 12 February 1690, in Paris.

Painter, engraver, draughtsman. History painting, religious subjects, mythological subjects, portraits.

[not available online]His father, the sculptor Nicolas Le Brun the Elder, sent him at a very young age to study under François Perrier, known as Le Bourguignon ('the Burgundian'), and later under Simon Vouet. Le Brun copied various

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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