Nicolas Poussin

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Style: Classicism;Baroque

Place: Near Les Andelys

Born: 1594

Death: 1665

Nationality: France

Biography:

Nicolas Poussin (French: [nikɔlɑ pusɛ̃] June 1594 – 19 November 1665) was the leading painter of the classical French Baroque style, although he spent most of his working life in Rome. Most of his works were on religious and mythological subjects painted for a small group of Italian and French collectors. He returned to Paris for a brief period to ...

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