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.

Pronunciation

Poussin, Nicolas

/pusɛ̃//ˈpuːsã/