Claude and Poussin—French Painters in Rome
Lecture no. 8 from the course: Museum Masterpieces: The Louvre
Taught by Professor Richard Brettell | 31 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Music & Fine Art Courses
The Grand Siécle (great century) of French painting—the 17th century—is represented by the works of two startlingly different artists: the intellectual painter Nicolas Poussin and the artist of tranquil landscapes, Claude Lorrain.