Georges de La Tour
French, 1593-1652
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Georges de La Tour
French, 1593-1652
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Collected by a major museum
National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.
Exhibitions (2)
Exhibitions
2016
Beyond Caravaggio,
The National Gallery, London
Georges de La Tour 1593 - 1652,
Museo Nacional del Prado

Though little is known of Georges de la Tour’s personal life, his fame was widespread because of …

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Though little is known of Georges de la Tour’s personal life, his fame was widespread because of his ability to paint atmospheric light and moving spiritual scenes. While his early works were painted in a Mannerist style, de la Tour would later fall heavily under the influence of Caravaggio and his use of chiaroscuro. …

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