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Verso: top center, white rectangle-shaped tape, written in black: “Kiste 21 (1B); top center, darkened oval label with blue border, written in black: “101 / Poussin”


Object Description

In the late 1640s and early 1650s, in ~ the elevation of his artistic maturity, Nicolas Poussin rotate from historical narrative to landscape painting. Landscape v a Calm go not illustrate a story however rather evokes a mood. The ordered composition and clear, gold light add to A Calm"s utter tranquility, if glowing, gem-like colors and also fluid repaint strokes enliven this scene of benevolent nature. Poussin"s sketching projects in the roman inn countryside with his friend and also fellow landscape painter Claude Lorrain account, in part, because that its fresh observation of cloud-scattered sky and also grazing goats.Poussin painted a pendant to this painting, Landscape v a Storm,now in a museum in Rouen. Together their difference weather impacts embody nature"s an altering and unpredictable relationship with man. Poussin painted these functions for the Parisian merchant Jean Pointel, a friend and also a great collector of his landscape paintings.Art + principles Podcast: T. J. Clark on Poussin


Provenance
Provenance
by 1651 -

probably Jean Pointel, died 1660Source: Felibien, Entretiens <...> (1685)


by 1685 -

more than likely Sieur Louis only Marchand (Lyon, France)Source: Felibien, Entretiens <...> (1685)


by 1743 - 1770

more than likely Peter Delmé II, Esq., M.P., 1710 - 1770 (Grosvenor Square, London, England), by inheritance to his son, Peter Delmé III, 1770.


1770 - 1789

probably Peter Delmé III, Esq., 1748 - 1789 (Titchfield Place, Hampshire, England; Erle Stoke, Wiltshire, England; Canon Hill, Braywick, Berkshire, England), top top his death, held in trust by the estate.


1789 - 1790

more than likely Estate of Peter Delmé III, Esq., 1748 - 1789


1790 - 1806

probably William Petty-Fitzmaurice, second earl the Shelburne, first marquess that Lansdowne, 1737 - 1805 (London, England; Bowood Hall, Wiltshire, England)


1806 -

more than likely Unknown Collection


by 1823 - 1826

more than likely Lord Radstock Note: together "View the the Lake of Bolsena"


1826 - 1830

probably Mr. Robson Note: together "View that the Lake of Bolsena"


by 1854 - 1857

James Morrison, 1789 - 1857 (Basildon Park, Berkshire, England), by inheritance come his eldest son, Charles Morrison, 1857.


1857 - 1909

Charles Morrison, 1817 - 1909 (Basildon Park, Berkshire, England), by inheritance to his sister, Ellen Morrison, June 1909.


1909

Ellen Morrison, 1834 - 1909 (Basildon Park, Berkshire, England), by inheritance to her brother, Walter Morrison, December 1909.


1909 - 1910

Walter Morrison, 1836 - 1921 (Basildon Park, Berkshire, England), through gift to his nephew, James Archibald Morrison, 1910.


1910 - 1934

Major James Archibald Morrison, 1873 - 1934 (Basildon Park, Berkshire, England; Sudeley Castle, Winchcombe, England), through inheritance come his daughter, mar (Morrison) Dent-Brocklehurst, 1934.


1934 - 1949

Mary (Morrison) Dent-Brocklehurst, 1902 - 1988 (Sudeley Castle, Winchcombe, England), through inheritance to her son, (Geoffrey) note Dent-Brocklehurst, 1949.


1949 - 1972

(Geoffrey) mark Dent-Brocklehurst, English, 1932 - 1972 (Sudeley Castle, Winchcombe, England), by inheritance to his wife, mar Elizabeth (Chipps) Dent-Brocklehurst, 1972.


1972 -

Mary Elizabeth (Chipps) Dent-Brocklehurst, baroness Ashcombe, born 1944 (Sudeley Castle, Winchcombe, England)


- 1997

Dent-Brocklehurst household (Sudeley Castle, Winchcombe, England) , marketed to the J. Paul inter-base.net Museum, 1997.


Exhibitions
ExhibitionsThird nationwide Loan Exhibition: pictures from Basildon Park and also Fonthill collection (Winter 1914 to 1915) Grosvenor gallery (London), 1914 to 1915Nicolas Poussin (1594 - 1665) (November 1977 to March 12, 1978) Accademia di Francia (Rome), November 1977 come January 1978Kunsthalle Düsseldorf, January 27 to March 12, 1978Nicolas Poussin, Claude Lorrain: Zu den Bildern im Städel (February 11 come April 10, 1988) Städtische Galerie im Städelsches Kunstinstitut (Frankfurt), 1988Cézanne and Poussin: The timeless Vision of see (August 9 to October 21, 1990) national Gallery the Scotland (Edinburgh), 1990Nicolas Poussin, 1594 - 1665 (September 27, 1994 to April 9, 1995) Galeries nationales du cool Palais (Paris), September 27, 1994 to January 2, 1995Royal Academy of art (London), January 19 to April 9, 1995Poussin Landscapes through Leon Kossoff (January 18 to April 16, 2000) The J. Paul inter-base.net Museum in ~ the inter-base.net center (Los Angeles), January 18 to April 16, 2000Dreaming the Italy (March 11 come June 25, 2006) Mauritshuis (The Hague), in march 11 come June 25, 2006Poussin and Nature (October 8, 2007 to might 11, 2008) The city Museum of arts (New York), February 12 to may 11, 2008
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