Pierre Charron

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Pierre Charron
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Thomas de Leu
Pierre Charron
Paris ca. 1603
Engraving
150 x 95 mm
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£55
Pierre Charron (1541 – November 16, 1603) was a French 16th-century Catholic theologian and philosopher, and a disciple and contemporary of Michel Montaigne.
Active in Paris from around 1560 to 1612, he was a pupil of Jean Rabel and Antoine Caron. He devoted himself to portraiture and was considered one of the finest artists of his time. He died about 1620