Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Gaspard Dughet

Aminta about to rescue Silvia
c. 1633-35

Italian Landscape
c. 1638-40

c. 1640-45

Gaspard Dughet (1615-1675) was born in Rome to a French father and Italian mother. He married the sister of the famous Nicholas Poussin, permanently exiled in Rome. The French painters in Rome made a specialty of landscapes. Dughet made a specialty of Poussin-style landscapes. Sometimes he called himself Gaspard Poussin.

Hilly Landscape
c. 1650

Falls at Tivoli

Veduta del Monastero, Frascati