LE SUEUR, Eustache
(b. 1616/17, Paris, d. 1655, Paris)

Portrait of a Young Man

c. 1640
Oil on canvas, 64 x 52 cm
Wadsworth Atheneum, Hartford

Portraits by the young Le Sueur, the most gifted of Vouet's disciples, displayed a determined concentration. He has long been credited with this Portrait of a Young Man, featuring a "Venetian style" satin sleeve. However, recently this attribution is debated.




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