Portrait of Nicolas Poussin

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1594-1665

French Baroque Painter

Nicolas Poussin (1594-1665) was a French painter who is considered one of the most important figures in the development of European painting. He was born in Les Andelys, Normandy, France, and spent most of his career in Rome, Italy.

Poussin was the son of a small landowner and received his early education at a local school. At the age of 18, he moved to Paris to study painting, but was dissatisfied with the teaching methods at the time. He then joined the studio of the Flemish painter Ferdinand Elle in Paris, where he was exposed to the works of Caravaggio and other Italian artists.

In 1624, Poussin traveled to Rome, where he spent the rest of his life. There, he became part of a circle of artists and intellectuals who were interested in classical art and culture. Poussin's early works were mainly inspired by Caravaggio's naturalism and tenebrism, but he soon developed his own style, characterized by clarity of composition, order, and intellectual rigor.

Poussin's most famous works include the series of paintings known as the Seven Sacraments, as well as his historical and mythological scenes. His paintings often depict scenes from ancient history, mythology, and the Bible, and are marked by their careful composition, use of classical forms, and attention to detail.

Poussin's reputation grew steadily during his lifetime, and he was highly respected by his contemporaries. He was invited to join the prestigious Académie Royale de Peinture et de Sculpture in Paris, but declined the offer, preferring to remain in Rome.

Poussin's influence on the development of European painting was profound, and his work had a significant impact on the art of the Baroque and Classical periods. His emphasis on order and clarity of composition, as well as his use of classical forms and subject matter, helped to establish a new standard of excellence in painting.

Today, Poussin is widely regarded as one of the greatest painters of the 17th century, and his works continue to be admired for their beauty, intelligence, and timeless quality. Many of his paintings can be found in museums around the world, including the Louvre in Paris and the National Gallery in London.

143 Nicolas Poussin Paintings

Dance to the Music of Time, c.1634/36 by Nicolas Poussin | Painting Reproduction

Dance to the Music of Time c.1634/36

Oil Painting
$4021
Canvas Print
$58.20
SKU: PON-3273
Nicolas Poussin
Original Size: 82.5 x 104 cm
The Wallace Collection, London, United Kingdom

The Shepherds of Arcadia (Et In Arcadia Ego), c.1638/40 by Nicolas Poussin | Painting Reproduction

The Shepherds of Arcadia (Et In Arcadia Ego) c.1638/40

Oil Painting
$2740
Canvas Print
$53.43
SKU: PON-3274
Nicolas Poussin
Original Size: 85 x 121 cm
Louvre Museum, Paris, France

The Holy Family on the Steps, 1648 by Nicolas Poussin | Painting Reproduction

The Holy Family on the Steps 1648

Oil Painting
$3033
Canvas Print
$50.71
SKU: PON-3275
Nicolas Poussin
Original Size: 73.3 x 105.8 cm
Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio, USA

Inspiration of the Poet, c.1627/29 by Nicolas Poussin | Painting Reproduction

Inspiration of the Poet c.1627/29

Oil Painting
$3869
Canvas Print
$63.11
SKU: PON-7995
Nicolas Poussin
Original Size: 182.5 x 213 cm
Louvre Museum, Paris, France

Eliezer and Rebecca at the Well, 1648 by Nicolas Poussin | Painting Reproduction

Eliezer and Rebecca at the Well 1648

Oil Painting
$9493
Canvas Print
$49.47
SKU: PON-8208
Nicolas Poussin
Original Size: 118 x 199 cm
Louvre Museum, Paris, France

The Finding of Moses, 1638 by Nicolas Poussin | Painting Reproduction

The Finding of Moses 1638

Oil Painting
$2740
Canvas Print
$54.12
SKU: PON-15568
Nicolas Poussin
Original Size: 93 x 121 cm
Louvre Museum, Paris, France

The Empire of Flora, c.1630/31 by Nicolas Poussin | Painting Reproduction

The Empire of Flora c.1630/31

Oil Painting
$4245
Canvas Print
$54.93
SKU: PON-15569
Nicolas Poussin
Original Size: 131 x 181 cm
Gemaldegalerie Alte Meister, Dresden, Germany

Pan and Syrinx, c.1637/38 by Nicolas Poussin | Painting Reproduction

Pan and Syrinx c.1637/38

Oil Painting
$3969
Canvas Print
$55.89
SKU: PON-15570
Nicolas Poussin
Original Size: 106 x 82 cm
Gemaldegalerie Alte Meister, Dresden, Germany

Reclining Venus with Cupid, n.d. by Nicolas Poussin | Painting Reproduction

Reclining Venus with Cupid n.d.

Oil Painting
$2797
Canvas Print
$54.79
SKU: PON-15571
Nicolas Poussin
Original Size: 71 x 96 cm
Gemaldegalerie Alte Meister, Dresden, Germany

Joshuas Victory over the Amorites, 1624 by Nicolas Poussin | Painting Reproduction

Joshuas Victory over the Amorites 1624

Oil Painting
$17022
Canvas Print
$54.52
SKU: PON-15572
Nicolas Poussin
Original Size: 98 x 134 cm
Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts, Moscow, Russia

Rinaldo and Armida, c.1628/30 by Nicolas Poussin | Painting Reproduction

Rinaldo and Armida c.1628/30

Oil Painting
$2611
Canvas Print
$56.70
SKU: PON-15573
Nicolas Poussin
Original Size: 82.2 x 109.2 cm
Dulwich Picture Gallery, London, United Kingdom

Bacchanalian Scene, c.1627/28 by Nicolas Poussin | Painting Reproduction

Bacchanalian Scene c.1627/28

Oil Painting
$3567
Canvas Print
$52.35
SKU: PON-15574
Nicolas Poussin
Original Size: 121 x 175 cm
Louvre Museum, Paris, France

The Destruction of the Temples in Jerusalem by Titus, c.1638/39 by Nicolas Poussin | Painting Reproduction

The Destruction of the Temples in Jerusalem by Titus c.1638/39

Oil Painting
$14068
Canvas Print
$55.07
SKU: PON-15575
Nicolas Poussin
Original Size: 148 x 199 cm
Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna, Austria

Bacchus' Childhood, n.d. by Nicolas Poussin | Painting Reproduction

Bacchus' Childhood n.d.

Oil Painting
$2998
Canvas Print
$53.16
SKU: PON-15576
Nicolas Poussin
Original Size: 97 x 136 cm
Louvre Museum, Paris, France

Ordination, c.1636/40 by Nicolas Poussin | Painting Reproduction

Ordination c.1636/40

Oil Painting
$10971
Canvas Print
$58.34
SKU: PON-15577
Nicolas Poussin
Original Size: 96 x 121.6 cm
Kimbell Art Museum, Fort Worth, USA

Christ Baptized by St John, c.1641/42 by Nicolas Poussin | Painting Reproduction

Christ Baptized by St John c.1641/42

Oil Painting
$7091
Canvas Print
$58.75
SKU: PON-15578
Nicolas Poussin
Original Size: 95.5 x 121 cm
National Gallery of Art, Washington, USA

Echo and Narcissus, c.1630 by Nicolas Poussin | Painting Reproduction

Echo and Narcissus c.1630

Oil Painting
$2512
Canvas Print
$55.34
SKU: PON-15579
Nicolas Poussin
Original Size: 74 x 100 cm
Louvre Museum, Paris, France

Spring (The Garden of Eden), c.1660/64 by Nicolas Poussin | Painting Reproduction

Spring (The Garden of Eden) c.1660/64

Oil Painting
$2657
Canvas Print
$54.93
SKU: PON-15580
Nicolas Poussin
Original Size: 118 x 160 cm
Louvre Museum, Paris, France

Summer (Ruth and Boaz), c.1660/64 by Nicolas Poussin | Painting Reproduction

Summer (Ruth and Boaz) c.1660/64

Oil Painting
$2645
Canvas Print
$54.66
SKU: PON-15581
Nicolas Poussin
Original Size: 118 x 160 cm
Louvre Museum, Paris, France

Autumn (The Bunch of Grapes Taken from the Promised Land), c.1660/64 by Nicolas Poussin | Painting Reproduction

Autumn (The Bunch of Grapes Taken from the ... c.1660/64

Oil Painting
$2471
Canvas Print
$54.26
SKU: PON-15582
Nicolas Poussin
Original Size: 118 x 160 cm
Louvre Museum, Paris, France

Winter (The Flood), c.1660/64 by Nicolas Poussin | Painting Reproduction

Winter (The Flood) c.1660/64

Oil Painting
$2435
Canvas Print
$54.66
SKU: PON-15583
Nicolas Poussin
Original Size: 118 x 160 cm
Louvre Museum, Paris, France

The Judgement of Solomon, 1649 by Nicolas Poussin | Painting Reproduction

The Judgement of Solomon 1649

Oil Painting
$10666
Canvas Print
$50.98
SKU: PON-15584
Nicolas Poussin
Original Size: 101 x 150 cm
Louvre Museum, Paris, France

Holy Eucharist, c.1638/40 by Nicolas Poussin | Painting Reproduction

Holy Eucharist c.1638/40

Oil Painting
$2685
Canvas Print
$58.75
SKU: PON-15585
Nicolas Poussin
Original Size: 95.2 x 120.6 cm
Public Collection

Rinaldo and Armida, n.d. by Nicolas Poussin | Painting Reproduction

Rinaldo and Armida n.d.

Oil Painting
$3114
Canvas Print
$55.89
SKU: PON-15586
Nicolas Poussin
Original Size: 98 x 147.3 cm
Dulwich Picture Gallery, London, United Kingdom

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