A Tour ofGeorges de La Tour By Amber Blair
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
La Tour’s Mini Art Gallery Saint Joseph the Carpenter A young Singer Quarreling Musicians
Other Goings-on • JS Bach • First appearance of heels on shoes • Chess Invented • Tomatoes First Grown
“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
References • Encyclopedia of Artists • Discovering Art History • www.art.com
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