Georges De La Tour

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Style: Tenebrism;Baroque

Place: Vic-Sur-Seille

Born: 1593

Death: 1652

Nationality: France

Biography:

Georges de La Tour (March 13, 1593 - January 30, 1652) was a French Baroque painter, who spent most of his working life in the Duchy of Lorraine, which was temporarily absorbed into France between 1641 and 1648. He painted mostly religious chiaroscuro scenes lit by candlelight. Georges de La Tour was born in the town of Vic-sur-Seille in the Dioces...