LE BRUN, Charles
(b. 1619, Paris, d. 1690, Paris)

Physiognomic Heads Inspired by a Camel

c. 1670
Ink and wash, 230 x 327 mm
Musée du Louvre, Paris

Le Brun made a basic artistic study into "general expressions" and into the "expression of passions" in 1668, using physiognomic drawings as illustrations. The illustrations were reproduced in Academy publications.