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 Summer  Ruth and Boaz oil painting


The Summer Ruth and Boaz
Painting ID::  2113
Artist: Nicolas Poussin
Painting: The Summer Ruth and Boaz
Introduction: 1660-64 Musee du Louvre, Paris
   
   
     

Nicolas Poussin Blind Orion Searching for the Rising Sun oil painting


Blind Orion Searching for the Rising Sun
Painting ID::  2116
Artist: Nicolas Poussin
Painting: Blind Orion Searching for the Rising Sun
Introduction: 1658 Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
   
   
     

Nicolas Poussin Christ and the Woman Taken in Adultery Detail oil painting


Christ and the Woman Taken in Adultery Detail
Painting ID::  2118
Artist: Nicolas Poussin
Painting: Christ and the Woman Taken in Adultery Detail
Introduction: 1653 Musee du Louvre, Paris
   
   
     

Nicolas Poussin Jesus Healing the Blind of Jericho oil painting


Jesus Healing the Blind of Jericho
Painting ID::  2120
Artist: Nicolas Poussin
Painting: Jesus Healing the Blind of Jericho
Introduction: Musee du Louvre, Paris
   
   
     

Nicolas Poussin The Rape of the Sabine Women oil painting


The Rape of the Sabine Women
Painting ID::  2128
Artist: Nicolas Poussin
Painting: The Rape of the Sabine Women
Introduction: Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
   
   
     

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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.