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  1. A Tour ofGeorges de La Tour By Amber Blair

  2. Facts about La Tour • Born in 1593 • Lived whole life in France • Often used candle as only light source • Only 40 of his paintings are known • Died in 1652

  3. La Tour’s Mini Art Gallery Saint Joseph the Carpenter A young Singer Quarreling Musicians

  4. Other Goings-on • JS Bach • First appearance of heels on shoes • Chess Invented • Tomatoes First Grown

  5. “La Tour created perfectly balanced compositions that add to a sense of harmony within the work that helps us reflect on the subject.”-Professor William Vaughan

  6. References • Encyclopedia of Artists • Discovering Art History • www.art.com

  7. Attention: You are now entering… THE END!!!

  8. THANK YOU