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Georges de La Tour

1593 - 1652

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Georges de La Tour (13 March 1593 – 30 January 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. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Georges de La Tour has received more than 439,275 page views. His biography is available in 49 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 47 in 2019). Georges de La Tour is the 103rd most popular painter (down from 89th in 2019), the 307th most popular biography from France (down from 250th in 2019) and the 31st most popular French Painter.

Georges de la Tour is most famous for his religious paintings.

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Among painters, Georges de La Tour ranks 103 out of 1,421Before him are Duccio, Sofonisba Anguissola, Canaletto, William-Adolphe Bouguereau, Hans Memling, and Oskar Kokoschka. After him are Ernst Ludwig Kirchner, Guido Reni, Yayoi Kusama, Tamara de Lempicka, Ivan Aivazovsky, and Simone Martini.

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Among people born in 1593, Georges de La Tour ranks 2Before him is Artemisia Gentileschi. After him are Jacob Jordaens, Mumtaz Mahal, Toyotomi Hideyori, Matthäus Merian, George I Rákóczi, Nicolaes Tulp, Balthasar van der Ast, Catherine de' Medici, Governor of Siena, Anthony van Diemen, and George Herbert. Among people deceased in 1652, Georges de La Tour ranks 2Before him is Jusepe de Ribera. After him are Gregorio Allegri, Jacob De la Gardie, John Casimir, Count Palatine of Kleeburg, Pietro Della Valle, Inigo Jones, Jan Asselijn, Charles Amadeus, Duke of Nemours, Jan Dirksz Both, Denis Pétau, and Johann von Werth.

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In France

Among people born in France, Georges de La Tour ranks 307 out of 6,011Before him are Joan I of Navarre (1273), Robert I, Duke of Normandy (1010), Louis, Duke of Burgundy (1682), Joseph-Ignace Guillotin (1738), Alfred Werner (1866), and Bernard Arnault (1949). After him are Jean Baudrillard (1929), Édouard Daladier (1884), Frédéric Passy (1822), Isabella of France (1295), Chrétien de Troyes (1135), and Fernand Braudel (1902).

Among PAINTERS In France

Among painters born in France, Georges de La Tour ranks 31Before him are Jean-Honoré Fragonard (1732), Berthe Morisot (1841), Jean-Antoine Watteau (1684), Élisabeth Vigée Le Brun (1755), Claude Lorrain (1600), and William-Adolphe Bouguereau (1825). After him are Gustave Moreau (1826), Charles Le Brun (1619), Jean-Baptiste-Siméon Chardin (1699), Odilon Redon (1840), Robert Delaunay (1885), and Fernand Léger (1881).