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All Joseph Benoit Suvee 's Paintings
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ID Image  Painting (From A to Z)       Details 
Death of Admiral de Coligny, Joseph Benoit Suvee
 Death of Admiral de Coligny   1787 Musee des Beaux Arts, Dijon
Invention of the Art of Drawing, Joseph Benoit Suvee
 Invention of the Art of Drawing   1791 Oil on canvas, 267 x 131,5 cm Groeninge Museum, Bruges A number of Bruges painters earned international renown during the neoclassical period, forming what might justly be called a Bruges school of Neoclassicism. Joseph B. Suvee even won the Prix de Rome, beating Jacques-Louis David into second place. He later became a member of the Academie Royale de Peinture et de Sculpture in Paris and director of the Academie de France in Rome. It was largely thanks to his efforts as a teacher in Paris and Rome that a succession of former pupils of the Bruges Academy were able to embark on international careers. In the painting traditionally titled The invention of the Art of Drawing, Suvee tells the well-known story of the daughter of the Greek potter Butades, who draws the shadow silhouette of her lover. This rational, balanced composition can be seen as a symbolic illustration of the Platonic aesthetic theory that underpinned classical art - art as shade of reality. , Artist: SUVeE, Joseph-Benoit , Invention of the Art of Drawing , 1751-1800 , Flemish , painting , mythological
Milon of Crotona, Joseph Benoit Suvee
 Milon of Crotona   Oil on canvas, 261 x 200 cm
The Combat of Mars and Minerva, Joseph Benoit Suvee
 The Combat of Mars and Minerva   1771 Oil on canvas, 143 x 104 cm

Joseph Benoit Suvee
1747-1807 French Joseph Benoit Suvee Gallery

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