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 347,846 page views. His biography is available in 47 different languages on Wikipedia (down from 48 in 2019). Georges de La Tour is the 89th most popular painter (up from 101st in 2019), the 250th most popular biography from France (up from 292nd in 2019) and the 28th 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 89 out of 1,428Before him are Cimabue, Jean-Honoré Fragonard, Andrei Rublev, Berthe Morisot, Giovanni Battista Tiepolo, and Paul Signac. After him are Edward Hopper, Filippo Lippi, Ernst Ludwig Kirchner, Antonio da Correggio, Claude Lorrain, and William-Adolphe Bouguereau.

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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, Nicolaes Tulp, George I Rákóczi, Balthasar van der Ast, Anthony van Diemen, Catherine de' Medici, Governor of Siena, and George Herbert. Among people deceased in 1652, Georges de La Tour ranks 1After him are Jusepe de Ribera, Gregorio Allegri, Jacob De la Gardie, Pietro Della Valle, Inigo Jones, John Casimir, Count Palatine of Kleeburg, Jan Asselijn, Jan Dirksz Both, Denis Pétau, and Chen Hongshou.

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In France

Among people born in France, Georges de La Tour ranks 250 out of 5,234Before him are Philip I of France (1052), Henri de Saint-Simon (1760), François de La Rochefoucauld (1613), Charlotte Corday (1768), Paul Signac (1863), and Zinedine Zidane (1972). After him are Philip the Good (1396), Colette (1873), Charles Gounod (1818), Pierre Corneille (1606), Louis-Ferdinand Céline (1894), and Louis VI of France (1081).

Among PAINTERS In France

Among painters born in France, Georges de La Tour ranks 28Before him are Alfred Sisley (1839), Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot (1796), François Boucher (1703), Jean-Honoré Fragonard (1732), Berthe Morisot (1841), and Paul Signac (1863). After him are Claude Lorrain (1600), William-Adolphe Bouguereau (1825), Jean-Baptiste-Siméon Chardin (1699), Gustave Moreau (1826), Élisabeth Vigée Le Brun (1755), and Jean Fouquet (1420).