Concert of Cupids

Concert of Cupids: Nicolas Poussin

Concert of Cupids is a 1627 painting by French Baroque artist Nicolas Poussin who specialized in the classical style and worked for most of his life in Rome.

The painting displays a gathering of cupids playing musical instruments. The art piece was well composed, which is characteristic of Nicholas Poussin. Poussin was a disciplined artist whose approach to art was structured with a rational approach to composition. Poussin is known for prioritizing the cerebral over the emotional.

Poussin’s works aim to show ancient history, mythology, and the Christian Religion. These themes made sense for a painter such as Poussin.

Nicholas Poussin was the First Painter for King Louis XIII and the cardinal duke of Richelieu.

Concert of Cupids is located in the Louvre in Paris, France.

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