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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

Painting

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

Farm

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

Subject

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

Arts

The Angelus by Jean-Francois Millet

Artist: Jean-Francois Millet (1814 – 1875)

Nationality: French

Completion Date: 1859

Style: Realism

Genre: Genre Painting

Media: Oil on canvas

Location: Musée d’Orsay, Paris

Millet had originally created this work for an American, Thomas Gold Appleton, who failed to take possession of the piece. 116 more words

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