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Nicolas Poussin
(1594-1665)


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Painter, and draftsman.[J92]
Founder of the French Classical tradition.[J92]
His first teacher was the painter Quentin Varin.[J92]
Arrived in Rome in 1624 and worked there for most of his life.[J92]
Elected a member of the Guild of St Luke in Rome, 1632.[J92]
Worked for Louis XIII in Paris, 1640-42.[J92]

Place of birth: Les Andelys, Normandy[J92]
Place of death: Rome[J92]


 

 

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