Artist Birthday 26th May 1602 Philippe de Champaigne

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Artist Birthday 26th May 1602

Philippe de Champaigne was born in Brussels on 26th May 1602

He was a founding member of the Academie de peinture st de sculpture, Philippe moved to France to work with Nicolas Poussin under the direction of Duchesne who was jealous of Philippe’s talent, after the death  of Duchese, Philippe married his daughter and continued to work in Paris until his death.

Philippe died in Paris on 12th August 1674.

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