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Jean-Fracois Millet, Haystacks: Autumn

“This picture is from a series depicting the four seasons commissioned in 1868 by the industrialist Frédéric Hartmann. Millet worked on the paintings intermittently for the next seven years. 100 more words


When Am I Ever Going To Learn..

….Or do I need to?

In my studio there hangs a print of a couple back in the old country that are bowing at the harvest that lay at their feet.   758 more words


The Gust Of Wind Jean by Francois-Milet

This beautiful French oil painting from 1891 caught my eye in the National Welsh Gallery at the beginning of this project. Featuring a dramatic storm, strong winds push a tree over a cowering peasant farmer implies Romanticist ideas of the force of nature overwhelming man. 210 more words


Masters of Realism

“Realism” is a tricky word, because it has different meanings. In painting, however, Realism mainly refers to a specific movement that started in France in the 1840s. 329 more words