Nicolas Poussin

Wikioo.org - The Encyclopedia of Fine Arts - Artist, Painter  Nicolas Poussin

Style: Classicism;Baroque

Place: Normandy

Born: 1594

Death: 1665

Nationality: France

Biography:

Nicolas Poussin (15 June 1594 - 19 November 1665) was a French painter in the classical style. His work predominantly features clarity, logic, and order, and favors line over color. His work serves as an alternative to the dominant Baroque style of the 17th century. Until the 20th century he remained the major inspiration for such classically-orien...