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Self Portrait, c.1625 - Philippe de Champaigne
Self Portrait, c.1625

Philippe de Champaigne (26 May 1602 - 12 August 1674) was a Baroque era painter of the French school.

Born in Brussels of a poor family, Champaigne was a pupil of the landscape painter Jacques Fouquières. In 1621 he moved to Paris, where he worked with Nicolas Poussin on the decoration of the Palais du Luxembourg under the direction of Nicolas Duchesne, whose daughter he married. After the death of his protector Duchesne, Champaigne worked for the Queen Mother, Marie de Medicis, and for Richelieu, for whom he decorated the cardinal's palace, the Dome of the Sorbonne church and other buildings. He was a founding member of the Acadèmie Royale de Peinture in 1648.

Later in his life (1640), he came under the influence of Jansenism. After his paralysed daughter was allegedly miraculously cured at the nunnery of Port-Royal, he painted the celebrated but untypical picture Ex-Voto de 1662, now in the Louvre, which represents the artist's daughter with Mother-Superior Cathèrine-Agnès Arnauld. Champaigne produced a very large number of paintings, mainly religious works and portraits. Influenced by Rubens at the beginning of his career, his style later became more austere. He died in Paris. (From Wikipedia)

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The Last Supper, 1648 - Philippe de Champaigne - www.philippedechampaigne.org
The Last Supper, 1648
The Annunciation c. 1645 - Philippe de Champaigne - www.philippedechampaigne.org
The Annunciation c. 1645
Vanitas Still Life with a Tulip, Skull and Hour-Glass - Philippe de Champaigne - www.philippedechampaigne.org
Vanitas Still Life with a Tulip, Skull and Hour-Glass
Cardinal Richelieu (1585-1642) 1636 - Philippe de Champaigne - www.philippedechampaigne.org
Cardinal Richelieu (1585-1642) 1636
Blaise Pascal (1623-62) - Philippe de Champaigne - www.philippedechampaigne.org
Blaise Pascal (1623-62)
The Visitation - Philippe de Champaigne - www.philippedechampaigne.org
The Visitation
The Penitent Magdalen - Philippe de Champaigne - www.philippedechampaigne.org
The Penitent Magdalen
The Annunciation, 1644 - Philippe de Champaigne - www.philippedechampaigne.org
The Annunciation, 1644
Christ in the House of Simon the Pharisee, c.1656 - Philippe de Champaigne - www.philippedechampaigne.org
Christ in the House of Simon the Pharisee, c.1656
Adoration of the Magi - Philippe de Champaigne - www.philippedechampaigne.org
Adoration of the Magi
The Adoration of the Shepherds, c.1648 - Philippe de Champaigne - www.philippedechampaigne.org
The Adoration of the Shepherds, c.1648
The Habert de Montmort Children, 1649 - Philippe de Champaigne - www.philippedechampaigne.org
The Habert de Montmort Children, 1649
Cardinal Pierre de Berulle (1575-1629) - Philippe de Champaigne - www.philippedechampaigne.org
Cardinal Pierre de Berulle (1575-1629)
Christ Healing the Blind, c.1655-60 - Philippe de Champaigne - www.philippedechampaigne.org
Christ Healing the Blind, c.1655-60
The Dream of Elijah, 1650-55 - Philippe de Champaigne - www.philippedechampaigne.org
The Dream of Elijah, 1650-55
The Good Shepherd, c.1650-60 - Philippe de Champaigne - www.philippedechampaigne.org
The Good Shepherd, c.1650-60
Christ on the Cross, before 1650 - Philippe de Champaigne - www.philippedechampaigne.org
Christ on the Cross, before 1650
Cherubs - Philippe de Champaigne - www.philippedechampaigne.org
Cherubs
The Virgin Mary gives the Crown and Sceptre to Louis... - Philippe de Champaigne - www.philippedechampaigne.org
The Virgin Mary gives the Crown and Sceptre to Louis...
The Assumption of the Virgin, c.1656 (detail) - Philippe de Champaigne - www.philippedechampaigne.org
The Assumption of the Virgin, c.1656 (detail)
Cardinal Jules Mazarin (1602-61) - Philippe de Champaigne - www.philippedechampaigne.org
Cardinal Jules Mazarin (1602-61)
The Vision of St. Juliana (1191-1258) of Mont Cornillon - Philippe de Champaigne - www.philippedechampaigne.org
The Vision of St. Juliana (1191-1258) of Mont Cornillon
Self Portrait, c.1625 - Philippe de Champaigne - www.philippedechampaigne.org
Self Portrait, c.1625
Cardinal Richelieu c. 1637 - Philippe de Champaigne - www.philippedechampaigne.org
Cardinal Richelieu c. 1637
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