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Colonia Insurgentes Mixcoac, Ciudad de México, Mexico — The Valley of Mexico (The Central Highlands)
 

Poussin

 
 
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By J. Makali Bruton, April 30, 2021
1. Poussin Marker
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Poussin
(1594-1665)
Nicolas Poussin, pintor flamenco, nacido en Les Andelys y murio en Roma. Su obra recibe las influencias de la escuela de Fontainebleau. Transita entre la lirica, de Tiziano y la epica de Rafael. Sus temas se nutren del mundo clásico configurados con orden, claridad y simplicidad. Aporta a la pintura de su tiempo una nueva idea del paisaje al combinarlo con temas historicos. Entre sus cuadros mas famosos están "San Mateo y el Angel". "El Rapto de las Sabinas” y "Las Cuatro Estaciones" que puede considerarse su mejor obra.

English translation:
Poussin
(1594-1665)
Nicolas Poussin, the Flemish painter, was born in Les Andelys and died in Rome. His work was influenced by the Fontainebleau school. It transits between the lyrical style of Titian and the epic of Raphael. His themes are nourished by the classical world configured in order, clarity and simplicity. He gave the painting of his time a new idea of the landscape by combining it with historical themes. Among his most famous paintings are "Saint Matthew and the Angel". "The Abduction of the Sabine
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Women" and "The Four Seasons", often considered his best work.
 
Erected by Delegación Benito Juárez.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Arts, Letters, Music.
 
Location. 19° 22.532′ N, 99° 11.133′ W. Marker is in Colonia Insurgentes Mixcoac, Ciudad de México. Marker is at the intersection of Poussin and Avenida Extremadura, on the left when traveling south on Poussin. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Colonia Insurgentes Mixcoac, Ciudad de México 03920, Mexico. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Valley of Mexico Train Station (about 120 meters away, measured in a direct line); General Álvaro Obregón (about 180 meters away); Auguste Rodin (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Goya (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Agustín Jáuregui (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Textile Workshop (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); a different marker also named Auguste Rodin (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); House of José Joaquín Herrera (approx. 0.4 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Colonia Insurgentes Mixcoac.
 
Also see . . .  Nicolas Poussin. (Submitted on May 15, 2021, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 15, 2021. It was originally submitted on May 15, 2021, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 40 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 15, 2021, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.

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