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Le Brun, Charleslocked

(b Paris, bapt Feb 24, 1619; d Paris, Feb 12, 1690).
  • Claire Constans

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French painter and designer. He dominated 17th-century French painting as no other artist; it was not until over a century later, during the predominance of Jacques-Louis David, that artistic authority was again so concentrated in one man. Under the protection of a succession of important political figures, including Chancellor Pierre Séguier (...

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