What Connects Georges de La Tour to Tennis?

May 21 2020


Video: via. YouTube Nicolas Milovanovic

Posted by Adam Busiakiewicz:

Nicolas Milovanovic, curator at the Louvre in Paris, has made this rather nice video describing the museum's The Card Sharp with the Ace of Diamonds by Georges de La Tour.

Included is an appeal to tennis star Novak Djokovic to follow in the footsteps of the player and art collector Pierre Landry (1898-1990), who helped bring back La Tour from relative obscurity and sold The Card Sharp to the Louvre.

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