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The Fortune Teller by Georges de La Tour
Georges de La Tour: The Fortune Teller  wikidata:Q379906 reasonator:Q379906
Artist
creator QS:P170,Q203371
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Georges de La Tour: The Fortune Teller
Title
French: La Diseuse de bonne aventure
The Fortune Teller
title QS:P1476,fr:"La Diseuse de bonne aventure"
label QS:Lfr,"La Diseuse de bonne aventure"
label QS:Len,"The Fortune Teller"
Deutsch: Das gute Schicksal
Object type painting Edit this at Wikidata
Genre genre art Edit this at Wikidata
Date Probably 1630s
date QS:P571,+1630-00-00T00:00:00Z/8
Medium oil on canvas Edit this at Wikidata
Dimensions Height: 101.9 cm (40.1 in) Edit this at Wikidata; Width: 123.5 cm (48.6 in) Edit this at Wikidata
dimensions QS:P2048,+101.9U174728
dimensions QS:P2049,+123.5U174728
institution QS:P195,Q160236
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Provenance

- ?Jean-Baptiste de Bretagne, Paris (until d. 1650; posthumous inventory, 1650, no. 14, "grand tableau peint sur thoille avecq la platte bande dorée représentant des diseuses de bonneaventure, original de La Tour," valued at 30 Livres [this painting was given one of the highest valuations in Bretagne's inventory, which included five paintings by La Tour])
- ?(last) marquis de Scépeaux, château de Moulin Vieux, Asnières sur Vègre, Sarthe (until 1802; the entire château [very possibly including La Tour's "Fortune Teller"] was sold or given "fully furnished" to the Lemonnier de Lorière family)
- Édouard Lemonnier de Lorière, château de Moulin Vieux, Asnières sur Vègre, Sarthe (until d. 1879; inventory 1879, "un grand tableau signé G. de La Tour, représentant la Bonaventure, prisé deux cent cinquante francs")
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- his daughter, Mme de Gastines, château de la Denisière, near Coulans, Sarthe (until 1921)
- her son, Général de Gastines, La Vagotière, Degré, Sarthe (1921–d. 1948)
- the heirs of Général de Gastines (1948–49; sold to Wildenstein for Fr 7,500,000)
- [Wildenstein, Paris and New York, 1949–60; sold to MMA]

Exhibition history
Exhibition history

- New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "The Splendid Century, French Art: 1600–1715," March 8–April 30, 1961, suppl. no. 168.
- Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. "Masterpieces of Painting in The Metropolitan Museum of Art," September 16–November 1, 1970, unnumbered cat. (p. 63).
- Paris. Orangerie des Tuileries. "Georges de La Tour," May 10–September 25, 1972, no. 12.
- Moscow. State Pushkin Museum. "100 Paintings from the Metropolitan Museum," August 28–November 2, 1975, no. 47.
- Paris. Galeries Nationales du Grand Palais. "La Peinture française du XVIIe siècle dans les collections américaines," January 29–April 26, 1982, no. 39.
- New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "France in the Golden Age: Seventeenth-century French Paintings in American Collections," May 26–August 22, 1982, no. 39.
- Art Institute of Chicago. "France in the Golden Age: Seventeenth-century French Paintings in American Collections," September 18–November 28, 1982, no. 39.
- Vienna. Kunsthistorisches Museum. "Georges de La Tour bei der Wahrsagerin," January 28–May 24, 1987, unnumbered cat.
- Washington. National Gallery of Art. "Georges de La Tour and his World," October 6, 1996–January 5, 1997, no. 18.
- Fort Worth, Tex. Kimbell Art Museum. "Georges de La Tour and his World," February 2–May 11, 1997, no. 17.
- Paris. Galeries Nationales du Grand Palais. "Georges de La Tour," October 3, 1997–January 26, 1998, no. 27.
- Paris. Grand Palais. "Bohèmes: de Léonard de Vinci à Picasso," September 26, 2012–January 14, 2013, no. 13.
- Madrid. Museo Nacional del Prado. "Georges de La Tour (1593–1652)," February 23–June 12, 2016, no. 18.

Credit line Rogers Fund, 1960
Inscriptions Signature top right: G. de La Tour Fecit Luneuilla Lothar: (Lunéville Lorraine); (on young man's watch chain) AMOR (love) FIDES (faith)
Notes Genre works
References metmuseum.org/toah
metmuseum.org/art
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Buona ventura (it); 女占い師 (ja); La Diseuse de bonne aventure (fr); العراف (لوحه) (arz); L'Endevinaira (oc); Гадалка (ru); La buenaventura (es); Die Wahrsagerin (de); A advinha (pt); The Fortune Teller (en); العرّافة (ar); Věštkyně (cs); 算命者 (zh) dipinto di Georges de La Tour (it); Georges de La Tour festménye (hu); pintura de Georges de La Tour (ast); quadre de Georges de La Tour (ca); Gemälde von Georges de La Tour (de); pintura de Georges de La Tour (pt); painting by Georges de La Tour (en-gb); maleri af Georges de La Tour (da); pictură de Georges de La Tour (ro); ジョルジュ・ド・ラ・トゥールの油彩画 (ja); tableau de Georges de La Tour (fr); obraz Georges de La Tour (pl); målning av Georges de La Tour (sv); måleri av Georges de La Tour (nn); pintura de Georges de La Tour (oc); schilderij van Georges de La Tour (nl); maleri av Georges de la Tour (nb); pikturo da Georges de La Tour (io); painting by Georges de La Tour (en); cuadro de Georges de La Tour (es); pintura de Georges de La Tour (gl); pentraĵo de Georges de La Tour (eo); obraz Georgese de la Tour (cs); pintura di Georges de La Tour (pap)
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Depictsfortune teller, woman and man
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Location Metropolitan Museum of Art, Manhattan, New York City, New York
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  • 1630
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  • 123.5 cm
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  • 101.9 cm
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