NICOLAS POUSSIN – The greatest among the great French Baroque painters, Poussin had a vital influence on French painting for many centuries. His use of color is unique among all the painters of his era Miracle de saint François Xavier - Nicolas Poussin
Gaius Marcius Coriolanus was a Roman general who is said to have lived in the century BC. He received his toponymic cognomen "Coriolanus" because of his exceptional valor in a Roman siege of the Volscian city of Corioli.
This is an intense piece by Nicolas Poussin in the romanticism form- Adam Clutter. "Abduction of the Sabine Women" (detail) Circa -- Nicolas Poussin -- French -- Oil on canvas -- The Metropolitan Museum of Art