Christophe, Joseph a French painter, was born at Verdunin 1667, and was chosen a member of the Royal Academy in 1697. His picture of The Miraculous. Feeding of the Multitude was one of the finest ornaments of Paris before the Revolution. He died at Paris, March 29, 1748. See Spooner, Biog. Hist. of the Fine Arts, s.v.; Hoefer, Nouv. Biog. Generale, s.v.