arts Famous History Paintings by Nicolas Poussin

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List of famous Nicolas Poussin History paintings, listed alphabetically with pictures of the art when available. Nicolas Poussin is revered by art enthusiasts everywhere, having created some of the most historic History paintings of all time. These popular Nicolas Poussin History paintings have sold for up to a few hundred thousand dollars, so if you want an original in your home then you better start saving. Going to museums can be expensive and time consuming, so scroll through this list to see History paintings that Nicolas Poussin created from the comfort of your own home. You can find additional information for these renowned Nicolas Poussin History paintings by clicking the names of the pieces. The Rape of the Sabines and Winter, or The Flood are included on this poll, along with many more. This list answers the questions, "What are the most famous Nicolas Poussin History paintings?" and "What are examples of Nicolas Poussin History paintings?"

Queen Zenobia Found on the Ban... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous History Paintings by Nicolas Poussin
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Artist: Nicolas Poussin

Subject: Zenobia

Genres (Art): History painting

Art Form: Painting

Period / Movement: Classicism

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The Death of Germanicus


The Death of Germanicus is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous History Paintings by Nicolas Poussin
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Artist: Nicolas Poussin

Subject: Germanicus

Genres (Art): History painting

Art Form: Painting


The Rape of the Sabines is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous History Paintings by Nicolas Poussin
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Artist: Nicolas Poussin

Subject: The Rape of the Sabine Women

Genres (Art): History painting

Art Form: Painting

Period / Movement: Baroque

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The Seven Sacraments: Baptism is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous History Paintings by Nicolas Poussin
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Artist: Nicolas Poussin

Subject: Baptism, Sacraments of the Catholic Church

Genres (Art): History painting

Art Form: Painting

Period / Movement: Classicism

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