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16 Aug 2011
    In all the works of Poussin, the devaluation, "Alcatel flute shepherd", that is, this piece is his most famous one. This painting was completed in Rome, all things with one stone as the center stone in front of three armed pastoral staff of a shepherd and a girl, they gathered in the field of the cemetery, oil painting in a tombstone, and looking to watch; one of the shepherds kneeling knees , trying to identify the monument's text. Historical research, the general meaning of the text on the tombstone is: "the shepherds, like you, I grew up in Alcatel flute, growth in the life of the local soft case! Like you, framed paintings, I experienced the happiness, and if, like me, you will die. "origins of this word is: Alcatel flute, ancient Greece, a city in central plains of the Peloponnese, is considered to be an idyllic paradise, and or style of a high moral utopia. Demonstrated a broad picture of the cemetery, the sun shines on the earth, the bright blue sky gives a refreshing feeling. Four on the screen have a healthy body and strength, framed art as well as young and beautiful face. One man, pointing to the right of the tombstone of the young girl beside him saying something, three men with simple clothes, but the picture on the right girl body costumes, colorful and eye-catching, giving the impression that a better symbol of life. Artist intends to portray her beauty like a Greek-style, especially her drooping folds in the clothing line and the harmony of her more solemn and beautiful goddess.
The theme of this piece is simple, and it is clever, they are blessed earthly people, they live, the poet of the praise of the most beautiful places. In that beautiful and fascinating place, the blue sky, lush grass, simple folk, always with the city's habits phase away, framed paintings full of humanity's most essential things are. There are such words on the tombstone: "So will all enjoy, such as dead people usually die a happy addition, the composition process, the cemetery is beautifully cut horizontal four straight, and the spirit needed to work consistent. the right of the screen the background of tall trees so that the whole composition to obtain a support and a central figure in the whole works - the importance of the young girl displayed. picture the scene was set off out of the landscape, creating a peaceful and quiet The pastoral style atmosphere, oil paintings for sale but also poems in which the rhythm of a clear sky and floating white clouds, which is how quiet the realm, is what a happy life! In addition, the need to emphasize that the works of Poussin's flowers and those stone and wood, which have been made of the artist a special configuration, they Poussin's picture can not be changed.


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