Nicolas Poussin

French 1594-1665 Nicolas Poussin Galleries The finest collection of Poussin's paintings, in addition to his drawings, is located in the Louvre in Paris. Besides the pictures in the National Gallery and at Dulwich, England possesses several of his most considerable works: The Triumph of Pan is at Basildon House, near to Pangbourne, (Berkshire), and his great allegorical painting of the Arts at Knowsley. The later version of Tancred and Erminia is at the Barber Institute in Birmingham. At Rome, in the Colonna and Valentini Palaces, are notable works by him, and one of the private apartments of Prince Doria is decorated by a great series of landscapes in distemper. Throughout his life he stood aloof from the popular movement of his native school. French art in his day was purely decorative, but in Poussin we find a survival of the impulses of the Renaissance coupled with conscious reference to classic work as the standard of excellence. In general we see his paintings at a great disadvantage: for the color, even of the best preserved, has changed in parts, so that the harmony is disturbed; and the noble construction of his designs can be better seen in engravings than in the original. Among the many who have reproduced his works, Audran, Claudine Stella, Picart and Pesne are the most successful.

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Nicolas Poussin The Adoration of the Golden Calf oil painting


The Adoration of the Golden Calf
Painting ID::  2139
Artist: Nicolas Poussin
Painting: The Adoration of the Golden Calf
Introduction: 1634 National Gallery, London
   
   
     

Nicolas Poussin Apollo and Daphne oil painting


Apollo and Daphne
Painting ID::  2140
Artist: Nicolas Poussin
Painting: Apollo and Daphne
Introduction: 1625 Pinakothek, Munich
   
   
     

Nicolas Poussin Midas and Bacchus oil painting


Midas and Bacchus
Painting ID::  2142
Artist: Nicolas Poussin
Painting: Midas and Bacchus
Introduction: 1625 Pinakothek, Munich
   
   
     

Nicolas Poussin The Inspiration of the Poet oil painting


The Inspiration of the Poet
Painting ID::  2143
Artist: Nicolas Poussin
Painting: The Inspiration of the Poet
Introduction: 1636-38 Musee du Louvre, Paris
   
   
     

Nicolas Poussin Mars and Venus oil painting


Mars and Venus
Painting ID::  2155
Artist: Nicolas Poussin
Painting: Mars and Venus
Introduction: 1627-29 Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
   
   
     

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     French 1594-1665 Nicolas Poussin Galleries The finest collection of Poussin's paintings, in addition to his drawings, is located in the Louvre in Paris. Besides the pictures in the National Gallery and at Dulwich, England possesses several of his most considerable works: The Triumph of Pan is at Basildon House, near to Pangbourne, (Berkshire), and his great allegorical painting of the Arts at Knowsley. The later version of Tancred and Erminia is at the Barber Institute in Birmingham. At Rome, in the Colonna and Valentini Palaces, are notable works by him, and one of the private apartments of Prince Doria is decorated by a great series of landscapes in distemper. Throughout his life he stood aloof from the popular movement of his native school. French art in his day was purely decorative, but in Poussin we find a survival of the impulses of the Renaissance coupled with conscious reference to classic work as the standard of excellence. In general we see his paintings at a great disadvantage: for the color, even of the best preserved, has changed in parts, so that the harmony is disturbed; and the noble construction of his designs can be better seen in engravings than in the original. Among the many who have reproduced his works, Audran, Claudine Stella, Picart and Pesne are the most successful.