Étienne Allegrain

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Classical landscape with staffage, painted in Poussin's style (Wilanów Palace in Warsaw).

Étienne Allegrain (1644 – 2 April 1736) was a French topographical painter. Inspired by Nicolas Poussin, he evoked still ambiences and atmospherics bathed in a deep play of light and shade.

His grand-son Christophe-Gabriel Allegrain becamea famous sculptor.

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  • Anne Lossel-Guillien, À la recherche de l'œuvre d'Etienne Allegrain, paysagiste de la fin du règne de Louis XIV, Histoire de l'art, n° 4 1998.