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 (po͞o-săN′), Nicolas 1594-1665.
French painter whose landscapes and historical and religious paintings, such as Holy Family on the Steps (1648), exemplify the classical style.


(French pusɛ̃)
(Animals) a young chicken reared for eating
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(French pusɛ̃)
(Biography) Nicolas (nikɔlɑ). 1594–1665, French painter, regarded as a leader of French classical painting. He is best known for the austere historical and biblical paintings and landscapes of his later years



Nicolas, 1594–1655, French painter.
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A collector peeps into all the picture-shops of Europe for a landscape of Poussin, a crayon-sketch of Salvator; but the Transfiguration, the Last Judgment, the Communion of St.
They include gnocchi, Thai green curry, Welsh lamb, sea bass, hake, roasted stuffed butternut squash, poussin (young chicken) and rib eye steak.
Rack & Dollar Chefs will be serving party-goers with slow cooked spicy Creole ham shank with fresh 'slaw and brioche, along with poussin and pig - cajun half poussin with grilled frank, 'slaw and brioche, while the Red Door Bar Team will be keeping the Terrace bar well-stocked for a party.
She cooks up a ginger orange poussin with freshly dug potatoes (her mother's recipe), winter root veg with lamb, and does something tasty with strawberries.
New additions to the a la carte include Japanese beef tataki, crispy beef and beef patty topped with wasabi to start and poussin satay with coconut and duck egg salad and a peanut caramel sauce to follow.
Poussin and Twombly: Arcadian Painters' at Dulwich Picture Gallery in 2011 interleaved works by American abstract painter Cy Twombly with Dulwich's holdings of Poussin paintings.
Poussin is frequently referred to as the "philosopher painter," on account of the thoughtful and rational quality of his work.
The selection of Old Masters and 19th century paintings, including works by Poussin, Turner and Monet, go on show at the National Gallery, London, until September 1.
For the poussin cylinders: Season chicken with half the salt.
Cardiff's own Dame Shirley's favourite is The Finding of Moses by Nicolas Poussin.
Doctor turned cookery maestro Tim had just under an hour to help me master spatchcock poussin with crispy potatoes - a recipe from MasterChef winner Dhruv Baker.
Among those represented: Correggio, Giulio Romano, Parmigianino, Salvator Rosa, Poussin, Bernini, Canaletto, and Tiepolo, to name just a few.