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Landscape, (painting)

Artist:
Poussin, Gaspar 1600-1663
Type:
Paintings
Exhibition Catalogs
Date:
1876
Notes:
Appears in exhibition catalog as entry no. 5
Born 1600; died 1663. A beautiful realization of the artist of whom it is said, He selected the most enchanting scenes and the most beautiful aspects of nature: the graceful poplar, the spreading planetree, limpid fountains, verdant meads, gently undulating hills, villas delightfully situated, calculated to dispel the cares of state and to add to the delights of retirement. All the enchanting scenery of Tusculan or Tibertine territory, and of Rome, . . . was copied by this artist. . . . This picture is nearly allied to the "Abraham and Isaac" in the National Gallery, London, and is one of his fiest specimens. [Pp. 7-8.]
A Descriptive Catalogue of the Paintings, by the Ancient Masters, including Specimens of the First Class, by the Italian, Venetian, Spanish, Flemish, Dutch, French, and English Schools, open at the American Academy, Barclay Street. Admittance (catalogues included) $.50. Season Tickets $1.00. Family Ticket for the season, admitting four, $5.00. New-York: Printed by W. Mitchell, 265 Bowery. 1832.
Topic:
Landscape
Control number:
AECI 04300005
Data Source:
Pre-1877 Art Exhibition Catalogue Index

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