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Introduction
Jean-François Millet (French: [milɛ]; October 4, 1814 – January 20, 1875) 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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Q148458
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Introduction
French painter, draftsman, and drafter, famous primarily for his images of peasants. Although he was a prominent member of the Barbizon School, he concentrated on genre scenes rather than landscapes, and while his works are classical in composition, they are treated with Realist details. His fluctuating critical legacy over the years relects the shifting aesthetic tastes of the times. Comment on works: landscape; figure painter
Nationality
French
Gender
Male
Roles
Artist, Etcher, Painter, Pastelist, Pastellist
Names
Jean-François Millet, Jean François Millet, Jean-Francois Millet, Mi-yeh, Mile, Zhan Fransua Mille, Jean Francois Millet, Millet, François Millet, François genannt Francisque Millet, millet jean francois, millet j. f., millet j.f., J. F. Millet, franqois millet, Jan Francois Millet, jean-francois millet, Jean François Millet., j.f. millet
Ulan
500012529
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