Lviv Potocki Palace presents a real masterpiece of Georges de Latour "Payment". In Ukraine there is only one work of the artist and is stored in the Lviv National Gallery of Art named after B. G. Voznitsky. The real name of the picture is unknown, discussions are ongoing around its plot, even the date of creation of the work ranges from the 1620s to the 1640s. At the same time, the work remains an important key to the many puzzles associated with the Lorraine artist. The creative manner of the master was formed under the influence of a number of artistic phenomena: images of the Lorraine medieval sculpture, the mannerists of the “school” of Fonteblo, the artistic culture of the Northern Netherlands and Italy.
32 works by Georges de Latour have been preserved. Some of them are signed and not a single reliable dated, however, each and every pride and adornment of the best museums in the world.