Distance: 1 mile
Nicolas Poussin and Claude Lorrain were contemporaries and close friends and both perfected the relatively new genre of idealized landscape. Can you tell one's art from the other? What differences do you see?
NICOLAS POUSSIN (French, 1594-1665)
Nicolas Poussin, Landscape with a Calm, 1651, o/c
Nicolas Poussin, Landscape with Diogenes, ca 1647, o/c
Nicolas Poussin, Landscape with a Man Killed by a Snake, ca 1648, o/c
CLAUDE LORRAIN (born Claude Gellee, signed art 'Claude', French, ca 1605 - 1682)
Claude Lorrain, Pastoral Landscape, 1644, o/c
Claude Lorrain, Pastoral Landscape, ca 1648, o/c
Claude Lorrain, Landscape with Shepherd, ca 1657, o/c
Seems fitting to honor the past on this last day of CIWT, Year 2. To be continued tomorrow in CIWT YEAR THREE.......