Nicolas Poussin

Nicolas Poussin (pronounced: [ni.kɔ.lɑ pu.sɛ̃]; 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 oriented artists as Jacq... Read more at Wikipedia


Date of Birth: 15-Jun-1594

Place of Birth: Les Andelys, Haute-Normandie, France

Date of Death: 19-Nov-1665

Profession: Artist, Painter

Nationality: France

Zodiac Sign: Gemini






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