De La Tour, Le Nain, and 17th-century Painting
Lecture no. 7 from the course: Museum Masterpieces: The Louvre
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.