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The Nuttall Encyclopedia
Le Brun, Charles
A celebrated French painter, born in Paris; studied in Rome, settled in Paris, and patronised by Colbert; he exercised for about 40 years a great influence on the art of the period; he decorated Versailles and the Louvre, but with the death of his patron he sunk into obscurity and pined and died (1619-1690).
Wood, James, ed. Entry for 'Le Brun, Charles'. The Nuttall Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/nut/l/le-brun-charles.html. Frederick Warne & Co Ltd. London. 1900.