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Nicolas Poussin

Venus, Mother of Aeneas, Presenting Him with Arms Forged by Vulcan, ca. 1636-1637

Oil on canvas
42 1/2 × 53 in
108 × 134.6 cm
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Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO)
Toronto
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Gift of Reuben Wells Leonard Estate, 1948.

Gift of Reuben Wells Leonard Estate, 1948.

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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About the work
Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO)
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Gift of Reuben Wells Leonard Estate, 1948.

Gift of Reuben Wells Leonard Estate, 1948.

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

Venus, Mother of Aeneas, Presenting Him with Arms Forged by Vulcan, ca. 1636-1637

Oil on canvas
42 1/2 × 53 in
108 × 134.6 cm
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