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La Tour, Georges de

Line breaks: Georges de La Tour
Pronunciation: /la ˈtʊə
 
, la tuʀ/

Definition of La Tour, Georges de in English:

( 1593–1652), French painter. He is best known for his nocturnal religious scenes and his subtle portrayal of candlelight. Notable works: St Joseph the Carpenter (1645) and The Denial of St Peter (1650).

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