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

Still-Life with a Skull

c. 1671
Oil on panel, 28 x 37 cm
Musée de Tessé, Le Mans

The artist reveals his Flemish origins in this picture, since 'vanitas' pieces are extremely rare in French art, though common in the North.

© Web Gallery of Art, created by Emil Krén and Daniel Marx.