Charles Le Brun - The Encyclopedia of Fine Arts - Artist, Painter  Charles Le Brun

Style: Baroque

Place: Paris

Born: 1619

Death: 1690

Nationality: France


Charles Le Brun (24 February 1619 - 22 February 1690) was a French painter and art theorist, one of the dominant artists in 17th-century France. Early life and training Born in Paris, he attracted the notice of Chancellor Séguier, who placed him at the age of eleven in the studio of Simon Vouet. He was also a pupil of François Perrier. At fifteen h...