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Nicolas Poussin:
Friendship and the Love of Painting
Elizabeth Cropper & Charles Dempsey

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TABLE OF CONTENTS:

List of Illustrations
Preface
Introduction3
IVincenzo Giustiniani
Ch. 1The Greek Style, the Exquisite Taste, and the Prehistory of Neoclassicism23
Ch. 2Vincenzo Giustiniani's Galleria: A Taste for Style and an Inclination to Pleasure64
IICassiano Dal Pozzo
Ch. 3Poussin's Sacrament of Confirmation, the Scholarship of Roma sotterranea, and Cassiano dal Pozzo's Museo Cartaceo109
Ch. 4On the Experience of Light and Color: Poussin, Padre Zaccolini, Cassiano dal Pozzo, and the Legacy of Leonardo145
IIIMontaigne
Ch. 5Painting and Possession: Poussin's Self-Portrait for Chantelou and the Essais of Montaigne177
Ch. 6Mavors armipotens: The Poetics of Self-Representation in Poussin's Mars and Venus216
IVThe Poets
Ch. 7Marino's La Strage degli Innocenti, Poussin, Rubens, and Guido Reni253
Ch. 8Death in Arcadia279
Notes313
Bibliography347
Index363

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