• Le Nain brothers of Paris.. When talent comes in 3's

    1 month ago - By Chez Namaste Nancy

    Today's artist(s) without a birthday: the Le Nain brothers of Paris. Antoine, Louis, Mathieu. The brothers three. This great unfinished work from the 1640s may be a communal self-portrait.
    Three brothers best known for their paintings of peasant life. The work of Antoine Le Nain (b. c. 1588, Laon , France-d. May 25, 1648, Paris), Louis Le Nain (b. c. 1600, Laon, France-d. May 23, 1648, Paris), and Mathieu Le Nain (b. 1607, Laon, France-d. April 20, 1677, Paris) exhibits a realism unique in 17th-century French art. Their domestic scenes of peasant life depict humble people with human...
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