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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“A photograph is analogous to a plaster cast taken from life, which is always inferior to a good statue.”

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