The directory «Artists»
Flemish painter from Bruges. At age eight Joseph-Benoît Suvée began studying at the Royal Academy of Bruges. After winning multiple first prizes, he left for Paris in 1763. He was always referred to by Jacques-Louis David as 'l'ignare Suvée', and was, like David, a pupil of Vien, and David's lifelong rival for the leadership of... More...
France, 1950, André Chénier