1704 -Born on the 5th of September.
1724-1725 – He then went to Reims, Cambrai and England.
1727 – Returning to Paris to resume his studies.
1737 – La Tour exhibited the first of a splendid series of 150 portraits that formed one of the glories of the Salon for the next 37 years.
1746 – He was received into the Academy.
1751 – He was promoted to councillor.
1750 – La Tour was made portraitist to the king.
1773 – He suffered a nervous breakdown.
– La Tour retired at the age of 80 to Saint-Quentin.
1788 – Died on the 17th of February in Saint-Quentin.