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Georges de La Tour

(1593-1652)

Biography

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Georges de La Tour was born on March 13, 1593 in the town of Vic-upon-Seille, in Lorraine. His baptism document indicates that he was the son of Jean de La Tour, baker, and Sybille de La Tour, née Molian (or Malian). All Sybille’s parents and siblings were bakers. Jean’s father was a mason, but he, however, had chosen the profession of his wife’s relatives. Jean and Sybille had 7 children, Georges was the second one, the children grew in the wealthy surroundings of well-to-do artisans. Read Georges de La Tour's Full Biography

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Georges de La Tour. St James the Minor. St James the Minor. c.1615-1620. Oil on canvas. Musée Toulouse-Lautrec, Albi, France. Read Note. Order a Poster or Print
Georges de La Tour. St James the Minor. Detail. St James the Minor. Detail. c.1615-1620. Oil on canvas. Musée Toulouse-Lautrec, Albi, France. Read Note. Order a Poster or Print
Georges de La Tour. St. Jude Thaddaeus. St. Jude Thaddaeus. c.1615-1620. Oil on canvas. Musée Toulouse-Lautrec, Albi, France. Read Note. Order a Poster or Print
Georges de La Tour. St. Philippe. St. Philippe. c.1615-1620. Oil on canvas. Chrysler Museum of Art, Norfolk, USA. Read Note. Order a Poster or Print
Georges de La Tour. St. Thomas. St. Thomas. c.1615-1620. Oil on canvas. Ishizuka Tokyo Collection, Tokyo, Japan. Read Note. Order a Poster or Print
Georges de La Tour. St. Andrew. St. Andrew. c.1615-1620. Oil on canvas. Private collection. Read Note. Order a Poster or Print
Georges de La Tour. Le Christ Bénissant. Le Christ Bénissant. c. 1615-1620. Copy of the lost original. Oil on canvas. Musée Toulouse-Lautrec, Albi, France. Order a Poster or Print
Georges de La Tour. St. Peter. St. Peter. c. 1615-1620. Copy of the lost original. Oil on canvas. Musée Toulouse-Lautrec, Albi, France. Read Note. Order a Poster or Print
Georges de La Tour. St. Paul. St. Paul. c. 1615-1620. Copy of the lost original. Oil on canvas. Musée Toulouse-Lautrec, Albi, France. Read Note. Order a Poster or Print
Georges de La Tour. St. James the Greater. St. James the Greater. c. 1615-1620. Copy of the lost original. Oil on canvas. Musée Toulouse-Lautrec, Albi, France. Read Note. Order a Poster or Print
Georges de La Tour. St. Simon. St. Simon. c.1615-1620. Copy of the lost original. Oil on canvas. Musée Toulouse-Lautrec, Albi, France. Read Note. Order a Poster or Print
Georges de La Tour. St. Matthew. St. Matthew. c. 1615-1620. Copy of the lost original. Oil on canvas. Musée Toulouse-Lautrec, Albi, France. Read Note. Order a Poster or Print
Georges de La Tour. The Quarrel of the Musicians. The Quarrel of the Musicians. c.1615. Oil on canvas. J. Paul Getty Museum, Malibu, CA, USA. Order a Poster or Print
Georges de La Tour. The Quarrel of the Musicians. Detail. The Quarrel of the Musicians. Detail. c.1615. Oil on canvas. J. Paul Getty Museum, Malibu, CA, USA. Order a Poster or Print
Georges de La Tour. The Quarrel of the Musicians. Detail. The Quarrel of the Musicians. Detail. c.1615. Detail. c. 1615. Oil on canvas. J. Paul Getty Museum, Malibu, CA, USA. Order a Poster or Print
Georges de La Tour. The Card-Sharp with the Ace of Clubs. The Card-Sharp with the Ace of Clubs. c.1620-1640. Oil on canvas. Kimbell Art Museum, Fort Worth, TX, USA. Order a Poster or Print
Georges de La Tour. The Card-Sharp with the Ace of Clubs. Detail. The Card-Sharp with the Ace of Clubs. Detail. c.1620-1640. Oil on canvas. Kimbell Art Museum, Fort Worth, TX, USA. Order a Poster or Print
Georges de La Tour. Hurdy-Gurdy Player. Hurdy-Gurdy Player. c. 1620-1630. Also called Hurdy-Gurdy Player with Hat. Musée des Beaux-Arts, Nantes, France. Order a Poster or Print
Georges de La Tour. The Porridge Eaters. The Porridge Eaters. c.1622-25. Oil on canvas. Gemäldegalerie, Berlin, Germany. Read Note. Order a Poster or Print
Georges de La Tour. Hurdy-Gurdy Player. Hurdy-Gurdy Player. c. 1622-25. Also called Hurdy-Gurdy Player with a Dog. Oil on canvas. Musée Municipal, Bergues, France. Order a Poster or Print
Georges de La Tour. Hurdy-Gurdy Player. Detail. Hurdy-Gurdy Player. Detail. c.1622-25. Also called Hurdy-Gurdy Player with a Dog. Oil on canvas. Musée Municipal, Bergues, France. Order a Poster or Print
Georges de La Tour. Money Paid. Money Paid. c. 1625-27. Also called The Money-lender and The Payment of Taxes. Oil on canvas. Museum of Fine Arts, Lviv, Ukraine. Order a Poster or Print
Georges de La Tour. Paid Money. Detail. Paid Money. Detail. c. 1625-27. Also called The Money-lender and The Payment of Taxes. Oil on canvas. Museum of Fine Arts, Lviv, Ukraine. Order a Poster or Print
Georges de La Tour. The Old Man. The Old Man. c.1625-27. Oil on canvas. The Fine Art Museum, San Francisco, CA, USA. Order a Poster or Print
Georges de La Tour. The Old Woman. The Old Woman. c.1625-27. Oil on canvas. The Fine Art Museum, San Francisco, CA, USA. Order a Poster or Print
Georges de La Tour. Repenting of St. Jerome. Repenting of St. Jerome. 1628-30. Oil on canvas. Musée de Grenoble, Grenoble, France. Read Note. Order a Poster or Print
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