Nicolas Poussin

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Noun1.Nicolas Poussin - French painter in the classical style (1594-1665)Nicolas Poussin - French painter in the classical style (1594-1665)
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But during the course of the 17th century, the exuberance and excess of Rubens became unfashionable, challenged by a restrained neoclassicism exemplified by Nicolas Poussin and promoted by the Academie Francaise, which was established in 1635.
In France, there was a heated dispute in the Academy between the followers of Rubens (Rubenistes) and Nicolas Poussin (Poussinistes), the latter representing a more drawing-and line-based way of painting; the Rubenistes eventually predominated.
The classical landscapes of artists Nicolas Poussin and Claude Lorrain were great for this.
Along with hers, his paintings - many influenced by studies of works by artists Nicolas Poussin, Paul Czanne and Pablo Picasso - dot walls and stairwells.
In which artistic field was Nicolas Poussin (1594-1665) famous?
Cardiff's own Dame Shirley's favourite is The Finding of Moses by Nicolas Poussin.
By means of regular strolls through parks and gardens in the city, conversations with friends (the ex-therapist and author, Mara Darboven, and the anarchistic poet and adventurer, Keet) and mentors (the Kafka-woman from Prague, Katarzyna Kedzierzawska, and the master from Hungary), as well as the reading she does on the sublime landscapes of Nicolas Poussin, she eventually comes to the realisation that the picturesque mode is by no means an outdated mode of aesthetic appreciation of natural environments even though it has been viewed with growing scepticism during the nineteenth and early twentieth century.
Visit French painter Nicolas Poussin in his Roman studio, and then head north to meet 17thcentury Flemish artist Peter Paul Rubens in Art Alive
Gauguin's Bathers at Tahiti, Giorgione's Portrait of a Boy and (below) Tancred and Ermina by Nicolas Poussin.
1) Having planned to study the career of Picasso during the wars, he instead found himself fascinated by a pair of landscape paintings by Nicolas Poussin, one of which was his Landscape with a Man Killed by a Snake, a work owned by the National Gallery in London and then on loan to the Getty.
The name In Arcadia comes from a painting by Nicolas Poussin, The Shepherds of Arcadia, on which the words Et In Arcadia Ego are engraved.
A more unified national style developed in the 17th century, in part due to the establishment in 1648 of the French Royal Academy (Academie Royale de Peinture et de Sculpture), where the influence of Nicolas Poussin gave rise to a cool and classicizing Baroque idiom.