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Sunday, April 17, 1881

The enormous prices paid for pictures by the French peasant painter Millet, in the recent Wilson sale in London, naturally suggest the question, what has become of the signboards of which Millet painted so many at various times. 53 more words

Jean-Francois Millet

Images: The Painting Salvador Dali Couldn't Get Away From

The way I heard it, Salvador Dali saw a reproduction of Millet’s The Angelus in his classroom during childhood, and it became one of his great personal images: 48 more words

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Millet- The Commonplace

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It is the treating of the commonplace with the feelings of the sublime that gives to art its true power.

–Jean-Francois Millet

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Jean-Francois Millet… 185 more words

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Food for Thought

I was surprised to read a story in The Guardian this morning about legislation that has been passed in France, making it illegal for supermarkets to dispose of, or purposely spoil, surplus or out of date food. 247 more words

Poetry

"Beauty is expression. When I paint a mother I try to render her beautiful by the mere look she gives her child."

“Beauty is expression. When I paint a mother I try to render her beautiful by the mere look she gives her child.”

Jean Francois Millet, French, painter, printmaker

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Practicing Figure Drawing

Today I was assigned the task of drawing a variety of figures, each with different poses in more than one medium. I approached this task with wanting to do many figures relatively quickly, using techniques I have learnt across the last few weeks as well as my new knowledge on mediums I have used recently (such as charcoal and graphite). 917 more words

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ON THIS DAY: October 4, 2017

October 4th is

World Animal Day *

Golf Lover’s Day *

Improve Your Office Day

Ship in a Bottle Day *

National Taco Day

National Vodka Day… 1,293 more words

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