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Caravaggio and Poussin
A discussion regarding Michelangelo da Caravaggio and Nicolas Poussin.
# 97534 | 1,663 words | 8 sources | APA | 2007 | US
Published on Aug 23, 2007 in Art (Artists) , Art (History) , Art (Painting) , Art (General)

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This paper reviews and discusses the works of Michelangelo da Caravaggio and Nicolas Poussin. According to the paper, Caravaggio and Poussin were not contemporaries but have been linked in art history because of the criticisms Poussin made of Caravaggio and because of the differences in approach seen in their aesthetic ideas and the works they produced following those ideas.

Sample of Sources Used:

  • Alpatov, M. "Poussin Problems." The Art Bulletin 17(1)(March 1935), 4-30.
  • Carrier, David. "The Flight into Egypt: Nicolas Poussin (1594-1665)." The Art Bulletin 80(1998),
  • Keates, Jonathan. "Dazzling Art but Dark Artist." The Spectator (February 17, 2000),
  • Panofsky, Dora. "Narcissus and Echo; Notes on Poussin's Birth of Bacchus in the Fogg Museum of Art." The Art Bulletin 31(2)(June 1949), 112-120.
  • Pontynen, Arthur. For the Love of Beauty: Art, History, and the Moral Foundations of Aesthetic Judgment. Transaction Publishers, 2006.

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