Nicholas Poussin


In this book, Blunt recreates the entire intellectual world of Poussin, the 'philosopher-painter'.
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In this book, Blunt recreates the entire intellectual world of Poussin, the 'philosopher-painter'.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781873429648
  • Publisher: Boydell & Brewer, Limited
  • Publication date: 8/1/1995
  • Pages: 687
  • Product dimensions: 6.78 (w) x 9.76 (h) x 1.82 (d)

Table of Contents

List of Color Plates
Foreword to this edition
Anthony Blunt and Poussin: an appreciation by Brian Sewell
List of Illustrations
I Poussin's Youth in France (1594-1624) 3
II The Early Roman Years (1624-1630) 54
III The 1630's 100
IV Poussin and Stoicism 157
V Poussin's Religious Ideas 177
VI Poussin's Friends and Patrons in Paris 208
VII Poussin's Ideas on Painting 219
VIII Poussin's Paintings (1643-1653) 248
IX Landscape 268
X The Figure Compositions of the Last Phase (1654-1665) 301
XI The Late Mythological Landscapes 313
XII The Last Synthesis: The Four Seasons and the Apollo and Daphne 332
Postscript 357
Appendix 359
Abbreviations 381
Bibliography 383
Additional Bibliography 391
Prefatory Note 396
List of Plates 397
Paintings 411
Engravings (after Lost Paintings) 627
List of Paintings by Subject Categories 639
Index to Titles of Poussin's Works 619
List of Paintings by Location 657
General Index 669
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