Blaise Nicholas Le Sueur

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Le Sueur's Solomon before the ark of the covenant, painted in 1747.

Blaise Nicholas Le Sueur, 1716–1783, German painter and engraver of allegorical and historical subjects.[1] As director of the Berlin Academy of Art, he was influential in the development of the landscape painter Jacob Philipp Hackert and historical painter Bernhard Rode. Although he was director of the academy, he gave instruction to students informally, in his home, and only in basic drawing.

  1. ^ Blaise LeSeuer. Accessed 6 May 2010.


Preceded by
Director
Berlin Academy of Art

1756–1783
Succeeded by
Bernhard Rode