The Cheat With The Ace Of Club1630-1634 by Georges De La Tour

One of the greatest masterpieces of 17th-century French art, Georges de La Tour’s Cheat with the Ace of Clubs takes as its subject the danger of indulgence in wine, women, and gambling... La Tour’s dazzling colors and elaborate costumes create a brilliant tableau. His characters enact a psychological drama that unfolds through the cues of their sidelong gazes and the measured gestures that signal their next moves. More at
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Period / movement: baroque