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Gaspard Dughet (also known as Gaspard Poussin; 1613 - May 27, 1675) was a painter. Events January - Galileo observes Neptune, but mistakes it for a star and so is not credited with its discovery. ... May 27 is the 147th day (148th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar, with 218 days remaining. ... Events January 5 - The Battle of Turckeim August 10 - Building of the Royal Greenwich Observatory began November 11 - Guru Gobind Singh becomes the Tenth Guru of the Sikhs. ... A painter is a person who paints woodwork, walls, etc. ...


The adoptive son of Nicolas Poussin, he was actually the brother of Poussin's wife. He devoted himself to landscape painting and rendered admirably the severer beauties of the Roman Campagna; a noteworthy series of works in tempera representing various sites near Rome is to be seen in the Colonna Palace; but one of his finest easel-pictures, the Sacrifice of Abraham, formerly the property of the Colonna, is now, with other works by the same painter, in the National Gallery, London. The frescoes executed by Gaspard Poussin in S. Martino di Monti are in a bad state of preservation. The Louvre does not possess a single work by his hand. Dughet died at Rome on May 27, 1675. Et in Arcadia ego by Nicolas Poussin. ... The Harvesters, by Pieter Brueghel the Elder, 1565: Peace and agriculture in a pre-Romantic ideal landscape, without sublime terrors The word landscape as most westerners use it is completely entrenched in western notions of land, nature and art. ... A fourteenth century tempera by Bernardo Daddi Not to be confused with tempura, a type of Japanese food. ... City motto: Senatus Populusque Romanus – SPQR (The Senate and the People of Rome) Founded 21 April 753 BC mythical, 1st millennium BC Region Latium Mayor Walter Veltroni (Democratici di Sinistra) Area  - City Proper  1290 km² Population  - City (2004)  - Metropolitan  - Density (city proper) 2,823,210 almost 4,000,000 1... An easel is an upright support (generally a tripod) used for displaying something. ... National Gallery is a common name for a countrys major public art gallery. ... St. ... A XIV Century fresco featuring Saint Sebastian Note: Fresco is the NATO reporting name of the Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-17. ... I.M. Peis Louvre Pyramid: the entrance to the galleries lies below the glass pyramid The Louvre Museum (Musée du Louvre) in Paris, France, is one of the largest and most famous museums in the world. ... May 27 is the 147th day (148th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar, with 218 days remaining. ... Events January 5 - The Battle of Turckeim August 10 - Building of the Royal Greenwich Observatory began November 11 - Guru Gobind Singh becomes the Tenth Guru of the Sikhs. ...


This article incorporates text from the 1911 Encyclop√¶dia Britannica, which is in the public domain. Supporters contend that the Eleventh Edition of the Encyclopædia Britannica (1911) represents, in many ways, the sum of knowledge at the beginning of the 20th century. ... The public domain comprises the body of all creative works and other knowledge—writing, artwork, music, science, inventions, and others—in which no person or organization has any proprietary interest. ...


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Gaspard Dughet (1615-1675) (239 words)
Gaspard Dughet was born in Rome in 1615 where he spent most of his life and career, never having left Italy in his lifetime.
Despite this, Gaspard Dughet was considered to be a member of the French School because from 1613 to 1635, his brother-in-law, Nicolas Poussin, taught him.
Gaspard Dughet began his career as a student of Nicolas Poussin, an artist considered to be the foundation of French classical painting.
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Gaspard Dughet began his career as a student of Nicolas Poussin, an artist considered to be the founder of French classical painting.
Though Dughet adopted the surname of his mentor, he did not practice the same highly formal style of drawing, nor did he exploit subject matter from antiquity as thoroughly.
Dughet cultivated a picturesque style that idealized the effects of dramatic skies, irregular rock and tree formations, and distant horizons.
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