LE BRUN, Charles
(b. 1619, Paris, d. 1690, Paris)
Adoration of the Shepherds1689
Oil on canvas, 151 x 213 cm
Musée du Louvre, Paris
This picture shows how clever Le Brun was at composition, at mingling the world beyond with earthly life and at controlling the fantastic effects of the light produced by a screened fire.