Poussin's Dance To The Music Of Time

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“Dance to the Music of Time” represents Barouqe style with the typical for it energy and dynamism, but has all elements of Classicism style. Poussin's painting is characterized by highlighting on linearity and contours; color schemes precisely planned to emphasize the theme of the picture, earthy warm tones dominate with while blues, orange and gold. Solid classicizing. The characters his painting look like ancient Greco-Roman statues and well-developed, theatre-like space are typical for Classicism style. But at same time the painting showed key elements of Baroque style with his dramatic mythological and allegorical compositions. In this painting we see strong sense of movement, using swirling spirals and upward diagonals, and strong sumptuous
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