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Georges de La Tour

Georges de La Tour
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Georges de La Tour Biography

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.

Georges de La Tour 77 Most Important Paintings and Artworks

Georges de La Tour Bibliography

Georges de La Tour. by I. Nemilova. Leningrad-Moscow. 1958.

Georges de La Tour. by Yu. Zolotov. Moscow. 1979.

Painting of Europe. XIII-XX centuries. Encyclopedic Dictionary. Moscow. Iskusstvo. 1999.

Georges De La Tour and His World by Philip Conisbee (Editor), Georges Du Mesnil d La Tour. Yale Univ Pr, 1996.

Georges de la Tour by Jacques Thuillier. Flammarion, 2003.