Nicolas Poussin: Nymphe épiée par deux bergers

Guégan, Stéphane
February 2008
Beaux Arts Magazine;fev2008, Issue 284, p96
The article presents an analysis of the painting "Nymphe épiée par deux bergers," by painter Nicolas Poussin. Topics include the notions of indecency and sensuality in this painting, a description of the painting, and a criticism of three particular parts of the painting. Information on the exhibition "Poussin et la nature," held in New York City, from February 12, 2008 to May 11, 2008, is presented.


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