French Classicism

French Classicism
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The emotional dynamism associated with Italian and Flemish Baroque painting is expressed differently which is characterized by heroic stateliness and symmetrically balanced compositions. The French School of the 17th Century is multi-faceted. It includes artists as different as Georges de la Tour, a painter of artificially lit compositions, Claude Lorrain, a landscape painter, and Simon Vouet, who spent a large part of his career in Rome.

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