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image of The Assumption of the Virgin Nicolas Poussin (artist)
French, 1594 - 1665
The Assumption of the Virgin, c. 1630/1632
oil on canvas
overall: 134.4 x 98.1 cm (52 15/16 x 38 5/8 in.) framed: 171.8 x 135.3 x 13.7 cm (67 5/8 x 53 1/4 x 5 3/8 in.)
Ailsa Mellon Bruce Fund
1963.5.1
On View
From the Tour: Seventeenth-Century French Painting
Object 5 of 8

1965Summary Catalogue of European Paintings and Sculpture. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1965: 105
1966Cairns, Huntington, and John Walker, eds. A Pageant of Painting from the National Gallery of Art. 2 vols. New York, 1966: 2:286, color repro.
1968European Paintings and Sculpture, Illustrations. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1968: 93, repro.
1975European Paintings: An Illustrated Summary Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1975: 274, repro.
1984Walker, John. National Gallery of Art, Washington. Rev. ed. New York, 1984: 314, no. 414, color repro.
1985European Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1985: 319, repro.
1998Blessed Art Thou Among Women: Reflections on Mary in Our World Today. New York, 1997: 52, repro.
1998Apostolos-Cappadona, Diane. "Virgin/Virginity." In Encyclopedia of Comparative Iconography: Themes Depicted in Works of Art. Edited by Helene E. Roberts. 2 vols. Chicago, 1998: 2:905.
2004Hand, John Oliver. National Gallery of Art: Master Paintings from the Collection. Washington and New York, 2004: 183, no. 143, color repro.
2005The Arts of France from François Ier to Napoléon Ier. A Centennial Celebration of Wildenstein's Presence in New York. Exh. cat. Wildenstein & Co., Inc., New York, 2005: 50, fig. 6, 71 (not in the exhibition).
2009Conisbee, Philip, et al. French Paintings of the Fifteenth through the Eighteenth Century. The Collections of the National Gallery of Art Systematic Catalogue. Washington, D.C., 2009: no. 82, 374-379, color repro.

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