Audran, Charles, a Parisian engraver, brother of the elder Claude, was born in 1594. He visited Rome, when quite young, for improvement. He afterwards returned to France and settled in Paris, where he had wonderful success. He died in 1674. The following are a few of his principal sacred subjects after different masters: The Baptism of Christ; The Stoning of Stephen; The Conception of the Virgin Mary . The Virgin Mary -and Infant Jesus Treading on the Serpent.