By Edward Lucie-Smith
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He wanted Michelangelo, but failed to get him. Leonardo da Vinci came, and for the last three years of his life (1 516-19) resided at the French to Court. 819). Meanwhile, Francois involved himself ever more heavily in the he was fortunate; the victory of Marignano marked the first year of his reign. Later, when he found himself at grips with the wily Emperor Charles V, his luck deserted him. Francois was humihatingly defeated by the Imperial forces at Pavia wars in Italy. in 1525, At first and taken as a prisoner to Spain.
The picture leads us to see the divinity of the Saviour in all children, and the tenderness of the Virgin in all mothers. It is a feeling for the dignity and importance of quotidian events which links Georges de la Tour's work to that of the Le Nain brothers. The Le Nains are not in the orbit of Caravaggio, but that of Van Laer; they give a new and striking interpretation of his bamhoccio style. There were three Le Nain brothers, and the exact apportionment of their work is a matter of controversy.
Caravaggio had no pupils, only imitators. Annibale Carracci notably that of the 44 cooler, than Caravaggio's informs his work. Carracci, too, was responsible 'ideal landscape', either mythological or religious incidents. 43 CARAVAGGIO Entombment 1604 VP" 44 annibale carracci Landscape with and his the Flight into Egypt 1600-4 brother Agostino created a school which was to dominate which was to have a profound influence on the many French painters who pursued their studies south of the Alps. The northern painters working in Rome also evolved an influential style of their own, one which owed a little to Caravaggio, but yet remained essentially distinct.
A Concise History of French Painting by Edward Lucie-Smith