The Funeral of Phocion
|The Funeral of Phocion|
|Medium||oil on canvas|
|Location||National Museum Cardiff|
The Funeral of Phocion is a 1648 landscape painting, also known as The Burial of Phocion, Landscape with the Funeral of Phocion and Landscape with the Body of Phocion Carried out of Athens, by the French artist Nicolas Poussin. Phocion was an Athenian statesman from the 4th century BC.
In the same year Poussin painted a companion piece to The Funeral of Phocion, Landscape with the Ashes of Phocion.
- "The Philip Johnson Glass House announces the conservation of the Nicolas Poussin painting the single most important work in the collection" (PDF). The Philip Johnson Glass House. Retrieved 2008-09-15.
- Article on the Louvre version
- Press release on the Glass House version
- Article on the two companion Phocion paintings
- Artcyclopedia article
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