Chasteau, Guillaume (1635-83), after Poussin, Nicolas (1594-1665)
Jesus sortant de Jericho… [Jesus healing the Blind at Jericho] (1677)
Engraving and etching
Gift of George Collins Levey 1879
National Gallery of Victoria (p.183.36-1)
= Levey gift, cat.10
After its acquisition by Louis XIV in 1665, Poussin’s painting (Louvre, 1650) was the subject of a special conference held at the Académie royale de Peinture et de Sculpture, led by Sébastian Bourdon.
Not listed in NGV 1894 or 1905
See https://www.ngv.vic.gov.au/explore/collection/work/38165/ (not reproduced; as by an unknown engraver). Cf. Suite et Arrangement (1727), p.1; Duplessis Cabinet du roi (1869), p.6, no.22; and http://catalogue.bnf/ark:/12146/cb42029409j (IFF 17 Chasteau, 15).
For Poussin’s painting, see Louvre cat.IV (1986), p.142, Inv.7281, noting that it was bought from the Duc de Richelieu in 1665