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Nicolas Poussin
Nicolas Poussin
Nicolas Poussin
(French: [nikɔlɑ pusɛ̃]; June 1594 – 19 November 1665) was the leading painter of the classical French Baroque style, although he spent most of his working life in Rome. Most of his works were on religious and mythological subjects painted for a small group of Italian and French collectors. He returned to Paris for a brief period to serve as First Painter to the King under Louis XIII and Cardinal Richelieu, but soon returned to Rome
Rome
and resumed his more traditional themes. In his later years he gave growing prominence to the landscapes in his pictures. His work is characterized by clarity, logic, and order, and favors line over color
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Georges Lallemand
Georges Lallemand
Georges Lallemand
(before 1575–1636) was a French artist. His name is sometimes given as "Lallemant". Life[edit]The Mayor and Aldermen of Paris, 1611 (Musée Carnevalet).Lallemand was born in Nancy in around 1575.[1] Nothing is known of his artistic education, but he is often assumed to have been a pupil of Jacques Bellange, whose work seems to have had a significant impact on him.[1] He moved to Paris in about 1601 and by 1605 had established a successful studio, where his pupils included Philippe de Champaigne, Laurent de la Hyre
Laurent de la Hyre
and Nicholas Poussin.[2] His style was eclectic, combining Flemish realist and mannerist influences.[1] Few of his paintings have been traced, much of his work having been dispersed when church property was seized during the French Revolution
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Giulio Romano
Giulio Romano, also known as Giulio Pippi, (c. 1499 – 1 November 1546) was an Italian painter and architect. A pupil of Raphael, his stylistic deviations from high Renaissance
Renaissance
classicism help define the 16th-century style known as Mannerism. Giulio's drawings have long been treasured by collectors; contemporary prints of them engraved by Marcantonio Raimondi
Marcantonio Raimondi
were a significant contribution to the spread of 16th-century Italian style throughout Europe.Contents1 Biography 2 Architecture 3 Selected paintings and drawings 4 Notes 5 References 6 External linksBiography[edit]The fall of the Giants, fresco in Sala dei Giganti, Palazzo del Te, MantuaIn the Palazzo Te, Mantua. Giulio Romano
Giulio Romano
was born in Rome; the "Romano" refers to this
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Jesuits
The Society of Jesus
Society of Jesus
(SJ – from Latin: Societas Iesu) is a scholarly religious congregation of the Catholic Church
Catholic Church
which originated in sixteenth-century Spain. The members are called Jesuits.[2] The society is engaged in evangelization and apostolic ministry in 112 nations on six continents. Jesuits
Jesuits
work in education (founding schools, colleges, universities, and seminaries), intellectual research, and cultural pursuits. Jesuits
Jesuits
also give retreats, minister in hospitals and parishes, sponsor direct social ministries, and promote ecumenical dialogue. Ignatius of Loyola, a Basque nobleman from the Pyrenees
Pyrenees
area of northern Spain, founded the society after discerning his spiritual vocation while recovering from a wound sustained in the Battle of Pamplona
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Flanders
Flanders
Flanders
(Dutch: Vlaanderen [ˈvlaːndərə(n)] ( listen), French: Flandre [flɑ̃dʁ], German: Flandern, [flɑndɛɹn]) is the Dutch-speaking northern portion of Belgium, although there are several overlapping definitions, including ones related to culture, language, politics and history. It is one of the communities, regions and language areas of Belgium. The demonym associated with Flanders
Flanders
is Fleming, while the corresponding adjective is Flemish
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French Wars Of Religion
Uneasy Catholic- Protestant
Protestant
truce House of Bourbon
House of Bourbon
gains the French throne through Henry IV
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Marie De Medici
Marie de' Medici
Medici
(French: Marie de Médicis, Italian: Maria de' Medici; 26 April 1575 – 3 July 1642) was Queen of France
Queen of France
as the second wife of King Henry IV of France, of the House of Bourbon. She was a member of the wealthy and powerful House of Medici
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Francis Xavier
Saint
Saint
Francis Xavier, S.J. (born Francisco de Jasso y Azpilicueta, in Latin Sanctus Franciscus Xaverius, 7 April 1506 – 3 December 1552), was a Navarrese Basque Roman Catholic
Roman Catholic
missionary, born in Javier (Xavier in Navarro-Aragonese
Navarro-Aragonese
or Xabier in Basque), Kingdom of Navarre
Navarre
(present day Spain), and a co-founder of the Society of Jesus. He was a companion of Saint
Saint
Ignatius of Loyola
Ignatius of Loyola
and one of the first seven Jesuits
Jesuits
who took vows of poverty and chastity at Montmartre, Paris
Paris
in 1534.[1] He led an extensive mission into Asia, mainly in the Portuguese Empire
Portuguese Empire
of the time and was influential in evangelization work, most notably in India
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Giambattista Marino
Giambattista Marino
Giambattista Marino
(also Giovan Battista Marini)[2] (14 October 1569 – 26 March 1625)[3] was an Italian poet who was born in Naples. He is most famous for his long epic L'Adone. The Cambridge History of Italian Literature thought him to be "one of the greatest Italian poets of all time"
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Metamorphoses (poem)
The Metamorphoses
Metamorphoses
(Latin: Metamorphōseōn librī: "Books of Transformations") is a Latin
Latin
narrative poem by the Roman poet Ovid, considered his magnum opus. Comprising fifteen books and over 250 myths, the poem chronicles the history of the world from its creation to the deification of Julius Caesar
Julius Caesar
within a loose mythico-historical framework. Although meeting the criteria for an epic, the poem defies simple genre classification by its use of varying themes and tones
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Windsor Castle
First Barons' War, English Civil WarScheduled monumentOfficial name Windsor CastleReference no. 1006996[1]Listed Building – Grade IOfficial name Windsor Castle
Windsor Castle
Including All The Buildings Within The WallsDesignated 2 October 1975Reference no. 1117776[2]National Register of Historic Parks and GardensOfficial name Windsor Castle
Windsor Castle
and Home ParkDesignated 31 August 1999Reference no. 1001434[3]Part of Royal Estate, Windsor Windsor Castle
Windsor Castle
is a royal residence at Windsor in the English county of Berkshire. It is notable for its long association with the English and later British royal family
British royal family
and for its architecture. The original castle was built in the 11th century after the Norman invasion of England
Norman invasion of England
by William the Conqueror
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Raphael
Raffaello Sanzio da Urbino[2] (Italian: [raffaˈɛllo ˈsantsjo da urˈbiːno]; March 28 or April 6, 1483 – April 6, 1520),[3] known as Raphael
Raphael
(/ˈræfeɪəl/, US: /ˈræfiəl, ˌrɑːfaɪˈɛl/), was an Italian painter and architect of the High Renaissance. His work is admired for its clarity of form, ease of composition, and visual achievement of the Neoplatonic ideal of human grandeur.[4] Together with Michelangelo
Michelangelo
and Leonardo da Vinci, he forms the traditional trinity of great masters of that period.[5] Raphael
Raphael
was enormously productive, running an unusually large workshop and, despite his death at 37, leaving a large body of work. Many of his works are found in the Vatican Palace, where the frescoed Raphael Rooms were the central, and the largest, work of his career
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Jean-François De Gondi
Jean-François de Gondi (1584 – 21 March 1654) was the first archbishop of Paris, from 1622 to 1654. He was the son of Albert de Gondi and Claude Catherine de Clermont
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Notre-Dame De Paris
Notre-Dame de Paris
Paris
(French: [nɔtʁə dam də paʁi] ( listen); meaning "Our Lady of Paris"), also known as Notre-Dame Cathedral
Cathedral
or simply Notre-Dame, is a medieval Catholic cathedral on the Île de la Cité
Île de la Cité
in the fourth arrondissement of Paris, France.[3] The cathedral is widely considered to be one of the finest examples of French Gothic architecture, and it is among the largest and best-known church buildings in the Catholic Church
Catholic Church
in France, and in the world
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Minneapolis Institute Of Arts
The Minneapolis
Minneapolis
Institute of Art (Mia), formerly known as the Minneapolis
Minneapolis
Institute of Arts,[1][2] is a fine art museum located in the Whittier neighborhood of Minneapolis, Minnesota, on a campus that covers nearly 8 acres (32,000 m²), formerly Morrison Park. As a major, government-funded public museum, the Institute does not charge an entrance fee, except for special exhibitions, and allows photography of its permanent collection for personal or scholarly use only. The museum receives support from the Park Board Museum
Museum
Fund, levied by the Hennepin County
Hennepin County
commissioners
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Italy
Coordinates: 43°N 12°E / 43°N 12°E / 43; 12Italian Republic Repubblica Italiana  (Italian)FlagEmblemAnthem: Il Canto degli Italiani  (Italian) "The Song of the Italians"Location of  Italy  (dark green) – in Europe  (light green & dark grey) – in the European Union  (light green)  –  [Legend]Capital and largest city Rome 41°54′N 12°29′E / 41.900°N 12.483°E / 41.900; 12.483Official languages ItalianaNative languages see full listReligion83.3% Christians 12.4% irreligious 3.7% Muslims 0.2% Buddhists 0.1% Hindus 0.3% other religions[1]Demonym ItalianGovernment Unitary constitutional parliamentary republic• PresidentSergio Mattarella• Prime MinisterPaolo Gentiloni• President of the SenateElisabetta Casellati•&
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