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The Dice Players: Oil Painting

The Dice Players was painted by the French artist, Georges de La Tour. It shows a group of people, including soldiers, playing a dice game by candlelight. La Tour would often hide the source of light in his paintings to create a dramatic feeling to the scene.

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