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De La Tour, Le Nain, and 17th-century Painting

Lecture no. 7 from the course: Museum Masterpieces: The Louvre

De La Tour, Le Nain, and 17th-century Painting

Taught by Professor Richard Brettell | 30 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Music & Fine Art Courses

This lecture initiates a broad survey of French painters that serves as the focus for the remainder of the course. De la Tour and the Le Nain brothers represent an original and indigenous style of French painting, which is contrasted to contemporary artists trained in Italy and the north.


January 5, 2017