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DAC Collection Artist Information

Charles Le Brun

French designer, painter, and draftsman

Brief biography, in most instances from the Union List of Artist Names® Online:
French painter and designer whose influence dominated 17th-century French painting. He worked for King Louis XIV who appointed him 'Premier Peinture de Roi' and director of Goeblins. He oversaw the design of the royal palace of Versailles, including the architecture, decoration and landscape. In later life, he produced primarily smaller-scale religious paintings. French painter.

Artist ID number in the Union List of Artist Names®: ULAN 500016215.
The ULAN link above leads to a cataloging authority record at the Getty Research Institute.

Objects related to Charles Le Brun:

Robert Nanteuil after Charles Le Brun Pompone de Bellièvre, 1657 Engraving and etching
Jeremias Falck after Charles Le Brun Winter (L’Hiver), 17th century Engraving
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