I close my eyes and the instant spiral of despair grasps me close. These arms are familiar. This chest I rest my head and burrow myself into is an old acquaintance, one who I knew well. 161 more words
Tags » Jean François Millet
I grew up in a coastal town in Maine, where there were many family farms. My brother and I sometimes worked on the weeding crews. We also spent a lot of time at our grandparents’ farm, learning and probably getting in the way, as they planted, weeded, and harvested from late spring to early fall. 2,128 more words
Vintage French 3D plaster The Angelus Jean-Francois Millet harvest farmer farming couple praying in frame circa 1960's / English Shop
Great vintage find by EnglishShop (29.00 GBP) http://ift.tt/1eqwVZn
Let’s talk Dali! This painting has a crazy long title so I shall reduce it to ‘Dali, Nude, in Contemplation… the Visage of Gala’. I won’t go too in depth about this painting for now, just the bit I find most interesting, which is the dog at the bottom right. 325 more words
It is better in art to be honest than clever.
Theodore Rousseau (1812-1867) was part of the Barbizon school of painters, an art movement in 19th century France that was instrumental in moving away from from formalism and towards naturalism and artistic expression of emotion. 250 more words