Joseph-Benoit Suvée
(Belgian, 1743 - 1807)
This person is associated with: Neoclassicism
Belgian neoclassical painter. He trained under Jean-Jacques Bachelier.

He lost at the Prix de Rome in 1768 for Germanicus Calming the Revolt in his Camp (attributed to Vincent), but won it in 1771 for The Combat of Mars and Minerva against David, who hated him.

He was appointed French academician in 1778 and became director of the French Academy in Rome in 1792 until his death.

Name:Joseph-Benoit Suvée
Dates:1743 - 1807
Nationality:Belgian
Sex:No data
This artist has 18 artworks in the database. Add more!
Top owners of works by this artist
Musée Fabre(France - Montpellier)3 artworks
Private collection2 artworks
Château de Versailles(France - Versailles, Greater Paris)2 artworks
Groeninge Museum - Brugge(Belgium - Bruges)2 artworks
Smith College Museum of Art - Northampton, Massachusetts(United States - Northampton, Massachusetts)1 artworks
Los Angeles County Museum of Art(United States - Los Angeles, California)1 artworks
Palais des Beaux Arts de Lille(France - Lille)1 artworks
Musée des Beaux-Arts et d'Archéologie de Besançon(France - Besançon)1 artworks
Musée des Beaux-Arts de Dijon(France - Dijon)1 artworks
Musée du Louvre(France - Paris)1 artworks
Musée des Beaux-Arts de Rouen(France - Rouen)1 artworks

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Explanation:
This person died over 70 years ago (in 1807).