CHAMPAIGNE, Philippe de
(b. 1602, Bruxelles, d. 1674, Paris)

Portrait of Bishop Jean-Pierre Camus

1643
Oil on canvas, 73,2 x 59,4 cm
Museum voor Schone Kunsten, Ghent

Philippe de Champaigne's austerity was most effectively deployed in his serious portraits of prominent churchmen and political figures, such as the Portrait of Jean-Pierre Camus, who was a leading bishop and hagiographer.




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