Poussin, Nicolas (1594-1665); French. Medium: oil on canvas. Date: 17th Century. Paysage avec Hercule et Cacus; Cacus was fire-breathing giant, Roman god and son of Vulcan; part of legendary story of the founding of Rome recounted by Livy, Virgil and Ovid; Provenance: Pushkin Museum, Moscow, Russia / Giraudon. Photographic Rights The Bridgeman Art Library.