Jean-François Millet

Oct 4, 1814 - Jan 20, 1875

Jean-François Millet was a French artist and one of the founders of the Barbizon school in rural France. Millet is noted for his paintings of peasant farmers and can be categorized as part of the Realism art movement. Toward the end of his career he became increasingly interested in painting pure landscapes. He is known best for his oil paintings but is also noted for his pastels, conte crayon drawings, and etchings.
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“I want to put strongly and completely all that is necessary, for things weakly said might as well not be said at all.”

Jean-François Millet
Oct 4, 1814 - Jan 20, 1875
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