Jean-François Millet, French painter

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    1814

    Birth of Jean-François Millet, French painter


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    It is particularly famous for its peasant scènes.

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    Les glaneuses
    His paintings, like the Gleaners (1857), portraying the poorest of the country women leaning in the fields to glean the remains of the field harvested, are a strong and eternal presentation of the peasant class that still resonates to this day.


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    Angélus
    His Angelus (1858) was widely reproduced in copies of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries
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    http://fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jean-Fran%C3%A7ois_Millet
     
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    He was a painter of fine art subjects.
     
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