He was the child of a noble family who had fallen on hard times. Poussin - Enfants jouant - Musée Gulbenkian.jpg 435 × 576; 60 KB. Was born in Les Andelys, a small town on the banks of the Seine. Poussin is the most important 17th-century French painter …

Nicolas Poussin, (1594-1665), French painter and draftsman who founded the French Classical tradition.

Nicolas Poussin was born near the town in Les Andelys in Normandy in 1594. Poussin’s work marks a major turning point in the history of art, for, although it is steeped in the art of the past, it looks forward to that of the future. É um dos maiores representantes do classicismo do século XVII e o primeiro dentre seus compatriotas a obter fama internacional. Pennsylvania State University Press, 1993 • Cropper, Elizabeth and Charles Dempsey. Media in category "Paintings by Nicolas Poussin" The following 4 files are in this category, out of 4 total.

Nicolas Poussin (Les Andelys, Normandia, França, 15 de junho de 1594 - Roma, 19 de novembro de 1665) foi um pintor francês do período Barroco, mas por seu espírito e sensibilidade, romano por adoção. Poussin's Paintings: A Study in Art-Historical Methodology.

Order, clarity and simplicity… The notion of classicism in 17th century French painting is essentially embodied by a painter who, paradoxically, spent the majority of his career not in Paris but in Rome, on the fringes of the major trends of the time.. Princeton University Press, 1996 • Friedlaender, Walter. Apr 16, 2018 - Explore chinatalk's board "Nicolas Poussin", followed by 344 people on Pinterest. He was schooled in many subjects, including Latin and letters, but showed a talent for drawing (he was apparently scolded by his teachers for doodling in his books). This painting, a spectacular example of Poussin's later landscapes, represents the narrative of the blind giant Orion, as told by the Greek writer Lucian (125-180 ACE). Art historian Mary Sprinson de Jesús comments that in this painting Poussin "appears to have surrendered control and lapsed momentarily in his love of order and geometry, permitting his imagination to lead him."

Poussin, Nicolas Les Andelys, Normandy, 1594 - Rome, 1665.

Title: Cephalus and Aurora Creator: Nicolas Poussin Date Created: about 1630 Physical Dimensions: 96.9 x 131.3 cm Type: Painting Medium: Oil on canvas School: French More Info: Explore the National Gallery’s paintings online Inventory number: NG65 Artist Dates: 1594 - 1665 Artist Biography: Nicolas Poussin was born at Les Andelys in Normandy and first trained in Rouen. Spanish Painting up to 1800 Italian and French Painting up to 1800 Flemish Painting and Northern Schools 19th-century Painting Prints, Drawings and Photographs Sculpture and Decorative Arts Museo Nacional del Prado.