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French painter Georges La Tour is considered a major influence on Caravaggio for his use of simple lighting, like candles, in a realistic manner.
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French painter Georges La Tour, born in 1593, is considered a major influence on Caravaggio for his use of simple lighting, like candles, in a realistic manner. Although little is known of La Tour's life, he regained popularity in the 20th century as more of his works were correctly identified.
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