The Victorious David
 (also known as The Triumph of David)
Nicolas Poussin - circa 1627
990 x 750 • 127 KB
This is one of Poussin's early experiments in his so-called Venetian style. The colouring is delicate and broken, based on that of Titian but including the strong blue so frequently to be found in Poussin's early works. The forms are bathed in light and the artist has given rein to his technical dexterity in the painting of the highlights on the armour.
Owner/Location: Museo Nacional del Prado  (Spain - Madrid)
Dates: circa 1627
Artist age:Approximately 33 years old.
Dimensions: Height: 100 cm (39.37 in.), Width: 130 cm (51.18 in.)
Medium: Painting - oil on canvas
Entered by: Member laure9 on 26 January 2009.
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