Artist Birthdays November 19 – EUSTACHE LE SUEUR
EUSTACHE LE SUEUR (November 19, 1617 – April 30, 1655)
- Nationality: French
- Field: Painting
- Art Movement: Baroque
- ARTiFact: Long considered the “French Raphael,” he was one of the founders and first professors of the Royal Academy of Painting and Sculpture in France.
- Artist Quote: “A single figure by [Le Sueur] is a perfect harmony of line and effect, and when many figures are assembled in one picture everything is brought into harmony.” ~Eugène Delacroix
- Notable Artwork (shown below): St. Paul Preaching at Ephesus, 1649.