Michel Sedaine. Sedaine's prominence was sufficient already in 1772 to have Jacques-Louis David paint his portrait as Perpetual Secretary of the royal Academy of Architecture, of which an engraving by Pierre-Charles Levesque is reproduced here from BN-Éstampes, N2, vol. 1761.

From A field of honor: writers, court culture and public theater in French literary life from Racine to the Revolution by Gregory S. Brown

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  • Michel Sedaine. Sedaine's prominence was sufficient already in 1772 to have Jacques-Louis David paint his portrait as Perpetual Secretary of the royal Academy of Architecture, of which an engraving by Pierre-Charles Levesque is reproduced here from BN-Éstampes, N2, vol. 1761.