Vic-sur-Seille

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Vic-sur-Seille
Place Jeanne d'Arc
Place Jeanne d'Arc
Coat of arms of Vic-sur-Seille
Coat of arms
Vic-sur-Seille is located in France
Vic-sur-Seille
Vic-sur-Seille
Coordinates: 48°46′59″N 6°31′56″E / 48.7831°N 6.5322°E / 48.7831; 6.5322Coordinates: 48°46′59″N 6°31′56″E / 48.7831°N 6.5322°E / 48.7831; 6.5322
Country France
Region Grand Est
Department Moselle
Arrondissement Sarrebourg-Château-Salins
Canton Le Saulnois
Intercommunality Communauté de communes du Saulnois
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Gérard Martini
Area1 19.5 km2 (7.5 sq mi)
Population (1999)2 1,469
 • Density 75/km2 (200/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 57712 /57630
Elevation 195–315 m (640–1,033 ft)
(avg. 200 m or 660 ft)

1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km² (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

2 Population without double counting: residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once.

Vic-sur-Seille (German: Salzdorf) is a commune in the Moselle department in Grand Est in north-eastern France.

People[edit]

It was the birthplace of Georges de La Tour.

Art museum[edit]

Saint John the Baptist in the desert, Georges de La Tour, circa 1651.

The art museum of Vic-sur-Seille, in French Musée départemental Georges-de-La-Tour, was created in 1996. Its most famous work is Saint John the Baptist in the desert, by Georges de La Tour. Its collections include 17th century paintings by Jacques de Létin, Jacques Blanchard, Cesare Dandini, Domenichino, Meiffren Conte, Charles Le Brun, Matthieu Le Nain, Madeleine Boullogne, Jacques Stella, 18th century landscapes and paintings by Sebastiano Ricci, Pierre-Henri de Valenciennes, Jan Frans van Bloemen, Jean-Bernard Restout, Joseph-Marie Vien, and 19th century and beginning of the 20th century paintings by Camille Corot, Paul Baudry, Eugène Isabey, Paul Delaroche, Léon Bonnat.

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