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Eustache Le Sueur - The Preaching of St Paul at Ephesus - WGA12613

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Eustache Le Sueur - The Preaching of St Paul at Ephesus - WGA12613

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Eustache Le Sueur was a prominent French painter of the Baroque period. He was born in Paris in 1617 and began his artistic training under Simon Vouet. Le Sueur's early works were influenced by the classical style of Nicolas Poussin, but he soon developed his own unique style. Le Sueur was known for his religious and mythological paintings, often depicting scenes from the life of Christ or the stories of ancient Greece and Rome. His work was characterised by soft, delicate colours and graceful, flowing lines. He was also known for his ability to capture human emotion and expression. Some of Le Sueur's most famous works include "The Marriage at Cana", "The Four Seasons" and "The Triumph of Bacchus". He was highly respected during his lifetime and was a member of the prestigious Académie Royale de Peinture et de Sculpture. Le Sueur died in Paris in 1655, aged 38. Despite his relatively short career, he left a lasting impression on French art and is remembered as one of the great painters of the Baroque era.

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