Skip to Content

A Monthly Culture Matrix For the Cosmopolitan Traveler

Georges de La Tour: L’Europa della luce


Palazzo Reale / Milan / Art

The French painter Georges de La Tour is known for his handling of light. He used dramatic nocturnal effects to portray ordinary people as mystical, quasi-religious figures. Similarly, he rendered saints and angels without halos, using his painting technique to portray them in solemn reverence. Though only a small body of his work survives, the Palazzo Reale has partnered with 28 lenders from three continents to organize the first-ever exhibition on Georges de La Tour in Italy. —E.C.

Visit
Palazzo Reale Piazza del Duomo, 12, 20122 Milano MI, Italy
Get Directions »
Start a New Search
Subscribers Only

Start your free trial to access the full Arts Intel Report

Subscribe to Air Mail to access every article
and search our entire Arts Intel Report.

Subscribe Now

Already a subscriber? Sign in here.

Quantcast