La Tour


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La Tour

 (lə to͝or′, lä to͞or′), Georges de 1593-1652.
French painter of religious subjects and genre scenes. Many of his works, including The Newborn (c. 1630), are dramatically lit nocturnal scenes.

La Tour

(French la tur)
n
(Biography) Georges de (ʒɔrʒ də). ?1593–1652, French painter, esp of candlelit religious scenes

La Tour

(lɑ ˈtʊər)
n.
Georges de, 1593–1652, French painter.
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By day, one could admire the variety of its edifices, all sculptured in stone or wood, and already presenting complete specimens of the different domestic architectures of the Middle Ages, running back from the fifteenth to the eleventh century, from the casement which had begun to dethrone the arch, to the Roman semicircle, which had been supplanted by the ogive, and which still occupies, below it, the first story of that ancient house de la Tour Roland, at the corner of the Place upon the Seine, on the side of the street with the Tannerie.
"Why, my little coz," said he, "I have come across to tell you that I live above the barber's in the Rue de la Tour, and that there is a venison pasty in the oven and two flasks of the right vintage on the table.
He knew Vevay well, and as soon as the boat touched the little quay, he hurried along the shore to La Tour, where the Carrols were living en pension.
* In order to get a fuller understanding of de la Tour's art, students should also study some of his nighttime pictures, his nocturnes.
On view as well was Le Tour (The potter's wheel), 1996, a scooter that can operate a pottery wheel, as well as La Tour Eiffel, a digital image of two men dressed in nineteenth-century garb, maps in hand, facing an Eiffel Tower that has either broken in two or has yet to be constructed.
Myself, I'm partial to her efforts to land a Champagne bottle anywhere remotely near a grandly appointed dining room table, although de la Tour is pretty splendid later in the same scene allowing the cigarette dangling from her mouth to do a little dance.
Regions Les travaux de restauration de la Tour Hassan vont debuter en fevrier L es travaux de restauration de la Tour Hassan, l'un des principaux monuments de Rabat, vont debuter de facon effective en fevrier prochain, a indique le directeur du patrimoine au ministere de la Culture, Saleh Abdellah Alaoui.
C | ONFERENCE venue millionaire Alan English backed the luxury four-star Hotel La Tour in the centre of Birmingham.
You'll check in at Hotel La Tour in the afternoon, then be whisked to the Council House Banqueting Suite.
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