The Lyon museum of Fine Arts reveals today the acquisition of an early work by Poussin – probably made when traveling to Rome – in excellent condition: The Death of Chione or Diana Killing Chione, painted circa 1622-1623.
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Guy de Compiegne has published in 2013 a remarkable essay, Nicolas Poussin and the Japanese garden Masters. In his latest book available mid-March 2015, “Nicolas Poussin, l’ambiguité recherchée” (Nicolas Poussin, in search for ambiguity), the architect and Poussin researcher continues his quest through an interpretation of ambiguous details requiring the reconsideration of the primary subject. As we … Continue reading An interview with Guy de Compiegne for his new essay on Poussin
Guy de Compiegne is an architect fascinated by Poussin and by the Japanese gardens. His book, The Visual Path – Nicolas Poussin and the Japanese garden Masters, which has just been released, is an original and brilliant approach of Poussin’s work. We met him in order to talk about this essay, published by the Varulv editions. … Continue reading An interview with Guy de Compiegne about his essay on Nicolas Poussin and the Japanese Garden Masters
Pierre Rosenberg announces the discovery of a new painting by Nicolas Poussin at the Louvre Museum “I found a new Poussin at the Louvre, a Poussin from Louis XIV collections.” [translated] The former CEO of the Louvre Museum has just announced, during an interview to The Art tribune, that he has authenticated a painting acquired … Continue reading Mars and Venus, a new painting by Poussin at the Louvre!
Jean-Luc Martinez, the new director of the Louvre, has decided to replace the Velasquez exhibition planned for 2015 by an exhibition on Nicolas Poussin, of which the Louvre owns a great number of works. For the record, the last great exhibition dedicated to Poussin took place in Paris in 1994, at the Grand Palais. And … Continue reading A Louvre exhibition on Nicolas Poussin in 2015
The painting offered for auction yesterday by Christie’s London, during its Old Master & British Paintings sale, estimated between £3 and £5 million, did not find any buyer.
The painting is offered for auction on Tuesday, July the 2d, for an estimate between £3 and £5 million. Detailed lot notes are available on Christie’s website, as an audio description, by Georgina Wilsenach, Head of Department in Old Master Paintings. Further information: • Lot 35 from sale #1136
A painting attributed to Nicolas Poussin, Christ and the woman of Samaria, is offered for auction on March 23rd at Hargesheimer & Günther : Thuillier mentions this painting, today lost, known by letters as painted for Chantelou in 1662 and represented on an etching by Jean Pesne (quite different from the painting for auction) and several … Continue reading A Christ and the woman of Samaria on sale at Hargesheimer & Günther Düsseldorf
The auction house has just announced the offering of an unusual -and whose authorship seems to be questioned- painting of Poussin, The Elephant or Hannibal crossing the Alps (1625-1626), at its Old Master & British Paintings Auction on July 2d. The painting (100 x 133 cm), estimated between £3 and £5 million, shows Hannibal, the legendary Carthaginian general, directing … Continue reading An Elephant on sale at Christie’s London on July
Christie’s Paris announced its upcoming Old Masters drawings sale in Paris on 1Oth April, including an unseen work of Poussin. The drawing, representing A lying man on a bed, two men standing in the back, one holding his hand (estimate: €80,000-120,000) is a study for the painting La Mort de Germanicus (The death of Germanicus), 1627, … Continue reading A previously unseen drawing by Nicolas Poussin on sale at Christie’s Paris on April
An important update of the website nicolas-poussin.com is planned for the end of February – beginning of March (22th February > 11th March): works added to the At the Louvre section (about 20 paintings and many photos of their details) and a translation in English of the whole website. Keep in touch!