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Last NameBrun / Le Brun    
Given NameCharles    
alt. NamesC. l. B. ; Le Brun / Lebrun ;    
MarriageSuzanne Butay    
Children    
Year born1619 in Paris    
Year died1690    
Place of deathParis    
Father's occupationsculptor Nicolas Le Brun I (1xxx-1648)    
Relativespainter and engraver Gabriel (1625-1660) (brother) ; landscape painter Nicolas Le Brun II (1615-1660) (brother) ;    
Educationpupil of Fr. Perrier 1632, Simon Vouet 1634-7 ;    
Country of ActivityFrance    
Worked forGuy Fagon (ed.): Hortus Regius (1665, frontispice) ;     
PatronageRichelieu ; king of France (peintre du roi 1638) ; founding member of Académie Royale ; Colbert ;    
Collaboratorspainter A. F. van der Meulen ; painter N. Bernaerts ; painter P. Boel ; engraver Baltard ;    
Techniquesanimal and anatomical painting, drawing, and engraving ; decorative art and sculpting    
Sample(s)    
Archival sourcesLouvre ; Cabinet des Dessins ; 2e album physiognomonie n° 71-4 ;    
Published sourcesAKL ; ThB 22 1928: 510 ; P. Huard & M. J. Imbault-Huard: Vésale (1980, pl. 69f.) ; Luc Vezin: Artistes Jardin des Plantes (1990: 19) ; Pinault et al. 1984: 44, 60-5, 74 & 76 ;     
otherFurther relative: Court painter Robert Butay (father-in-law).     
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