Lebrun, Charles an eminent French painter, was born in Paris, March 22, 1619. In 1662 he commenced his great work, The Battles of Alexander, which gained him a great reputation. In the Church of Notre Dame are two of his most celebrated pictures, The Stoning of St. Stephen, and The Martyrdom of St. Andrew. He died in Paris, February 12, 1690. See Hoefer, Nouv. Biog. Generale, s.v.; Spooner, Biog. Hist. of the Fine Arts, s.v.