Adoration of the Shepherds
Nicolas Poussin - 1633-1634
653 x 862 • 41 KB
This picture was painted about the same time as 'The Nurture of Jupiter' and has something of the same delicacy of colour. It is, however, more severe in its composition which is dominated by the straight lines of the architecture; against this play the movements of the cherubs and the shepherds rushing forward to worship the infant Christ.
Owner/Location: National Gallery - London  (United Kingdom - London)
Dates: 1633-1634
Artist age:Approximately 40 years old.
Dimensions: Height: 97 cm (38.19 in.), Width: 74 cm (29.13 in.)
Medium: Painting - oil on canvas
Entered by: Member laure9 on 29 January 2009.
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