Eustache Le Sueur
(1616 - 1655)
Eustache Le Sueur was active/lived in France. Eustache Le Sueur is known for allegorical and mythological figure painting-classical baroque.
Biography Eustache Le Sueur
A French painter in Classical Baroque style, Eustache Le Sueur depicted
allegorical, religious and mythological subjects. He spent his entire career in Paris and had a
distinguished reputation both for his painting skills and for the fact
he was a founder of the Royal Academy of Painting and Sculpture in
Paris and one of its first twelve professors.
Also, the reproduction of
some of his paintings in tapestry brought him added attention as did
his decorating for the Hotel Lambert in Paris for the Cabinet of the
Muses. Shown in the painting titled The Muses: Clio, Euterpe and Thalia
are goddesses, companions of Apollo, creating poetry and music.
However, he left this work uncompleted.
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