On November 19th 1665, the great French painter Nicolas Poussin died in Rome, where he had lived and worked for many years.
Poussin is buried in the church of San Lorenzo in Lucina, where there is a funerary monument to one of France's greatest painters.
My name is David Lown and I am an art historian from Cambridge, England. Since 2001 I have lived in Italy, where I run private walking tours of Rome.
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