Georges de la Tour
(French, 1593 - 1652)
This person is associated with: Caravaggisti, Baroque
Georges de la Tour was a French baroque painter born in Lorraine. He is noted for his religious and figurative works with an emphasis on chiaroscuro effects (strong shadowing to add drama to the event). His works show a similarity to the naturalism in the works of Caravaggio, although he is not believed to have studied directly the master‘s oeuvre.
Name:Georges de la Tour
Dates:1593 - 1652
Nationality:French
Sex:Male
This artist has 32 artworks in the database. Add more!
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Musée du Louvre - Paris7 artworks
Musée des Beaux-Arts - Nantes3 artworks
Musee Toulouse-Lautrec - Albi2 artworks
Private collection2 artworks
California Palace of the Legion of Honor - San Francisco2 artworks
Nationalmuseum - Stockholm1 artworks
Gemäldegalerie - Berlin1 artworks
Preston Hall Museum - Stockton-on-Tees1 artworks
Musée des Beaux-Arts - Rennes1 artworks
National Museum of Western Art - Tokyo1 artworks
National Gallery of Art - Washington DC1 artworks

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This person died over 70 years ago (in 1652).