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Friday, February 11, 2011

Millet, Jean-François


Spring
1868-73
Oil on canvas, 86 x 111 cm
Musée d'Orsay, Paris

Millet, Jean-François (1814 – 1875)
French painter and one of the founders of the Barbizon school in rural France.
Millet is noted for his scenes of peasant farmers; he can be categorized as part of the naturalism and realism movements.