Artist Birthdays November 19 – EUSTACHE LE SUEUR

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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.

Eustache Le Sueur. St. Paul Preaching at Ephesus, 1649.

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