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Nicolas Poussin

Burial of Phocion, 1648-1649

Oil on canvas, backed with panel
47 3/4 × 59 3/4 in
121.3 × 151.8 cm
location
New Canaan
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Nicolas Poussin
French, 1594–1665
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A founder of French Classicism, Nicolas Poussin drew his subjects from history, biblical stories, …

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A founder of French Classicism, Nicolas Poussin drew his subjects from history, biblical stories, and Ovid’s Metamorphoses. Poussin moved to Rome early in his career where, inspired by Titian, he painted in a sensual and dramatic style rich in color. He received his only papal commission in 1628 and painted The …

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Nicolas Poussin
French, 1594–1665
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A founder of French Classicism, Nicolas Poussin drew his subjects from history, biblical stories, …

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A founder of French Classicism, Nicolas Poussin drew his subjects from history, biblical stories, and Ovid’s Metamorphoses. Poussin moved to Rome early in his career where, inspired by Titian, he painted in a sensual and dramatic style rich in color. He received his only papal commission in 1628 and painted The …

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Nicolas Poussin

Burial of Phocion, 1648-1649

Oil on canvas, backed with panel
47 3/4 × 59 3/4 in
121.3 × 151.8 cm
location
New Canaan
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