Georges de La Tour art links 


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Georges de La Tour: The Angel Appears to St. Joseph in a Dream
Source: Wikimedia Commons (see "image archives" below)


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Georges de La Tour

[French Baroque Era Painter, 1593-1652]

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Paintings in Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Notable SiteGeorges de La Tour at the Detroit Institute of Arts, Michigan
Young Virgin Mary, ca.1640

Notable SiteFine Arts Museums of San Francisco   NEW!

Notable SiteJ. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles
The Musicians' Brawl, 1625

Notable SiteGeorges de La Tour at the Louvre Museum, Paris
The Cheat with the Ace of Diamonds

Notable SiteGeorges de La Tour at the Louvre Museum, Paris
Saint Joseph the Carpenter, ca.1642

Notable SiteLouvre Museum Database, Paris
6 paintings

Notable SiteMetropolitan Museum of Art, New York City   NEW!  

Notable SiteNational Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.   NEW!
Includes a biography of the artist

Notable SitePrado Museum Database, Madrid   NEW!
(Linking to the Spanish-language version because it contains far more works than the English version)

Notable SiteThe Royal Collection, London, UK

Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto
Saint Anne with the Christ Child

Chrysler Museum, Norfolk, Virginia

Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio

Frick Collection, New York City   NEW!
The Education of the Virgin

Haus der Kunst, Munich (mostly in German)  
The Pea Eaters, 1616-25

Kimbell Art Museum, Fort Worth, Texas   NEW!

Los Angeles County Museum of Art   NEW!

Musée de Grenoble, France (in French)  
Saint Jerome, ca.1639

Musée des Beaux-Arts de Rennes, France (in French)  
(If the image is not clickable, click "Agrandir l'image" to enlarge the image)

Musées de Lorraine, France (in French)  
Saint Jean-Baptiste dans le désert

National Museum of Western Art, Tokyo
Saint Thomas

New Walk Museum and Art Gallery, Leicester, England
Choirboy, ca.1640-45

Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium Catalogue (in French)  
Le vielleur

Saint Louis Art Museum, Missouri
Young Man with a Pipe

National Art Databases and Museum Inventories:

Joconde Database of French Museum Collections (in French)  

UK National Inventory of Continental European Paintings (NICE)

Art Market:
(e.g. records of past sales at auction; sites providing examples of the artist's signature)
Christie's Past Sale Archive
(database goes as far back as 1991; images go about as far back as 1999)

Sotheby's Sold Lot Archive
(database goes as far back as 1998; images where permitted by copyright go about as far back as 2001)

Pictures from Image Archives:
Notable SiteGeorges de La Tour at The Art Renewal Center

Notable SiteGeorges de La Tour at The Artchive  

Notable SiteGeorges de La Tour in the Web Gallery of Art  

Notable SiteWikimedia Commons Image Database  

Notable SiteWorld Visit Guide (formerly Insecula)

Bildindex der Kunst und Architektur (in German)  
(a welcome screen is displayed for a couple of seconds before the search results appear)

California State University WorldImages Database  

Georges de La Tour at CGFA  

Ciudad de la Pintura (in Spanish)  

Olga's Gallery

RKD Netherlands Imagebase   NEW!
Eclectic database of images that range from old black-and-white photos to superb, zoomable reproductions

USC Annenberg School for Communication

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Miscellaneous Sites:
Jacques-Edouard Berger Foundation
Analysis of Job and his Wife

Jacques-Edouard Berger Foundation

Philippe Gambette Web Site (in French)  
Saint Joseph charpentier, from the Musée des Beaux-Arts de Besançon

Articles and Reference Sites:
Notable SiteEncyclopedia Britannica complete article on Georges de La Tour  
Note: The full version of the article is available only if you follow this link. If you bookmark the article and return later, or if you navigate directly to the Britannica website, you will see a 100-word preview only. Troubleshooting

Notable SiteRKD Netherlands Institute for Art History  

Notable SiteUnion List of Artist Names (Getty Museum)  
Reference sheet with basic information about the artist and pointers to other references.

Notable SiteWikipedia, the "Open Content" Encyclopedia

International Herald Tribune (now part of the New York Times organization)
"La Tour in Paris: Of Light and Tragedy," article by Souren Melikian

"Look Inside" and "Search Inside" Books at Amazon
Look Inside Books:Selections from the books listed below are scanned in, in high res. Text is clearly readable and art reproductions vary from so-so to excellent. Don't miss the fact that you can usually zoom in via the "View" drop-down menu, along the top row of Amazon's Online Reader.            
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Georges de La Tour and His World

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Georges De La Tour


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