One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Of, relating to, or characteristic of Poussin; after the manner of Poussin's work, especially in displaying formal classical values, strong draughtsmanship, or the balanced arrangement of forms.
Mid 19th century; earliest use found in The Quarterly Review. From French Poussinesque from the name of Nicolas Poussin, French landscape painter + -esque.
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