Definition of Poussin, Nicolas in English:

Poussin, Nicolas

proper noun

  • (1594–1665), French painter. He is regarded as the chief representative of French classicism and a master of the grand manner. His subject matter included biblical scenes (The Adoration of the Golden Calf, c.1635), classical mythology (Et in Arcadia Ego, c.1655), and historical landscapes.


Poussin, Nicolas