Challe, Charles Michel Ange
Challe, Charles Michel Ange a French artist, was born at Paris, March 18, 1718. He gained no great reputation as a painter, but attained sufficient distinction as an architect and mathematician to be chosen an academician in 1753, and professor the same year. He painted several works, among which was a picture in the Church of St. Hippolyte, representing the priests congratulating that saint on his conversion. He died at Paris, Jan. 8, 1778. See Hoefer, Nouv. Biog. Générale; s.v.; Spooner, Biog. Hist. of the Fine Arts, a.s.