Phillipe was born in 1816 in France and died in 1897 in New York. In between he was a general in the United States army and an amateur oil painter who was in Utah in 1871, doing views of the western landscape and various military forts.
Biography courtesy Artists of Utah.
Post, Marie Caroline de Trobriand. Mrs. C.A. Post, The Life and Memoirs of Comte Regis de Trobriand, Major General in the Army of the United States, by his Daughter, Marchie Caroline Post (Mrs. Charles Alfred Post); with Two Portraits in Photogravure. New York, NY: E. Dutton & Company, l9l0.