Nicolas de Plattemontagne (1631– 1706), Study of St. Agnes, with a Secondary Study of Her Hand Holding a Palm, ca. 1680, red and white chalk. The Morgan Library & Museum; Purchased on the E. J. Rousuck Fund, the Seligman Fund, and the Fellows Acquisition Fund; 2015.28.
Nicolas de Plattemontagne (1631– 1706), Study of St. Agnes, with a Secondary Study of Her Hand Holding a Palm, ca. 1680, red and white chalk. The Morgan Library & Museum; Purchased on the E. J. Rousuck Fund, the Seligman Fund, and the Fellows Acquisition Fund; 2015.28.

Poussin, Claude, and French Drawing in the Classical Age

at the Morgan Library, 225 Madison Avenue at 36th Street, New York, NY 10016. Just a short walk from Grand Central and Penn Station

June 16 through October 15, 2017

The French refer to the seventeenth century as the Grand Siècle, or the Great Century. Under the rule of Louis XIII and Louis XIV, the period saw a dramatic increase in French political and military power, the maturation of French courtly life at Versailles, and an unparalleled flourishing of the arts.

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