Landscape with the Ashes of Phocion

Infobox Painting|



image_size=230px
title=Landscape with the Ashes of Phocion
artist=Nicolas Poussin
year=1648
type=Oil on canvas
height=116.5
width=178.5
city=Liverpool
museum=Walker Art Gallery

Landscape with the Ashes of Phocion is a 1648 painting, also known as Landscape with the Ashes of Phocion (Collected by His Widow) and The Ashes of Phocion Collected by his Widow, by French artist Nicolas Poussin. Phocion was an Athenian stateman from the 4th centruy BC. The painting is housed at the Walker Art Gallery, part of the National Museums Liverpool, England.cite web|url=http://www.liverpoolmuseums.org.uk/walker/collections/17c/poussin.aspx|title= 'Landscape with the ashes of Phocion', Nicolas Poussin, 1648 |publisher=National Museums Liverpool|accessdate=2008-09-15]

The same year Poussin painted a companion piece to "Landscape with the Ashes of Phocion", "The Funeral of Phocion", in three versions.

References

External links

* [http://www.liverpoolmuseums.org.uk/walker/collections/17c/poussin.aspx Walker Art Gallery, National Museums Liverpool page on the painting]
* [http://www.students.sbc.edu/albanis03/phocion.htm Article on the two companion Phocion paintings]
* [http://www.artcyclopedia.com/feature-2000-08.html Artcyclopedia article]


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