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Pierre Mignard (Mignard le Romain)
Nationality: 
french
Gender: 
Male
Birth Date: 
1612
Death Date: 
1695
Born in Troyes 17 Noember, 1612. Trained with a painter Boucher in Brouges and at the atelier of Vouet; Went to Italy in 1636 returning to France in 1657; Achieved great honor during his liftime and was appointed principal painter to the King when nearly 80 years old following the death of his great rival, Le Brun; died Paris, 16 May, 1695; ref. Benzit 6, p.121.