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Cynical Gallery

Available as Framed Photos, Canvas Prints, Wall Art and Gift Items

Choose from 16 pictures in our Cynical collection for your Wall Art or Photo Gift. Popular choices include Framed Photos, Canvas Prints, Posters and Jigsaw Puzzles. All professionally made for quick delivery.

Landscape with buildings, 1648-51 (oil on canvas) Featured Print

Landscape with buildings, 1648-51 (oil on canvas)

XIR498141 Landscape with buildings, 1648-51 (oil on canvas) by Poussin, Nicolas (1594-1665); 120x187 cm; Prado, Madrid, Spain; ( In the foreground are three seated figures; this may be a representation of the trip to Athens by the Ancient Greek philosopher, Diogenes of Sinope (c.410-323 BC); also known as Diogenes the Cynic, he was one of the founders of the school of philosophy known as Cynical'; he was considered a classical exemplar of honesty and rebellion against the falseness and artificiality of civilization'; he is usually dressed in just a rough cloak as in this picture; painting acquired for King Philip V of Spain at the Palacio de la Granja de San Ildefonso, Segovia, in 1727; Paisaje con edificios; Paysage avec des A©difices ou Paysage avec trois hommes;); French, out of copyright

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