Corneille, Jean Baptiste
Corneille, Jean Baptiste a French painter and engraver, brother of Michel the Younger, was born at Paris in 1646. He was instructed by his father, visited Rome, where he studied several years, and on his return to Paris was received into the Royal Academy in 1676. He died in 1695. Some of his works are, St. Peter Delivered from Prison; Christ Appearing to St. John; The Baptist in the Wilderness; Christ and the Samaritan Woman; St. Francis. See Spooner, Biog. Hist. of the Fine Arts, s.v.; Hoefer, Nouv. Biog. Generale, s.v.