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Poussin and nature : arcadian visions

Author: Pierre Rosenberg; Keith Christiansen; Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.)
Publisher: New York : Metropolitan Museum of Art ; New Haven [Conn.] : Yale University Press, ©2008.
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The work of the great French painter Nicolas Poussin (1594-1665) is most often associated with classically inspired settings and figures depicting solemn scenes from mythology or the Bible. This  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Exhibition catalogs
Exhibitions
Expositions
catalogue d'exposition
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Rosenberg, Pierre.
Poussin and nature.
New York : Metropolitan Museum of Art ; New Haven [Conn.] : Yale University Press, ©2008
(OCoLC)607633929
Named Person: Nicolas Poussin; Nicolas Poussin; Nicolas Poussin; Nicolas Poussin
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Pierre Rosenberg; Keith Christiansen; Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.)
ISBN: 9781588392428 1588392422 9781588392435 1588392430 9780300136685 0300136684
OCLC Number: 180690061
Notes: Catalog of an exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, NY, Feb. 12-May 11, 2008.
Description: xvii, 414 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 29 cm
Contents: Introduction : Encountering Poussin / Pierre Rosenberg --
The critical fortunes of Poussin's landscapes / Keith Christiansen --
Poussin and the Roman campagna : in search of the absolute / Anna Ottani Cavina --
The conquest of space : Poussin's early attempts at landscape / Alain Mérot --
"Peace and tranquility of mind" : the theme of retreat and Poussin's landscapes / Claire Pace --
From The storm to The flood / René Démoris --
"Nature through the glass of time" : a reflection on the meaning of Poussin's landscapes / Willibald Sauerländer --
A brief biography of Nicolas Poussin / Keith Christiansen --
Catalogue / Pierre Rosenberg. Poussin's early years in Rome ; Landscapes in a noble and heroic style ; The poetic landscapes ; Poussin's landscapes drawings ; The "G group" drawings.
Responsibility: edited by Pierre Rosenberg and Keith Christiansen ; essays by Keith Christiansen [and others] ; catalogue by Pierre Rosenberg.
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