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Jean-François Millet1814 — 1875

A peasant I was born, and a peasant I will die

A peasant I was born, and a peasant I will die

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Retreat from the Storm

Retreat from the Storm

1846
The Sower

The Sower

1850
The Gleaners

The Gleaners

1857
Woman with a Rake

Woman with a Rake

1856-1857
The Angelus

The Angelus

1857-1859
Potato Planters

Potato Planters

1861
Young Shepherdess

Young Shepherdess

1870-1873
Autumn Landscape with a Flock of Turkeys

Autumn Landscape with a Flock of Turkeys

1872-1873
Bird's-Nesters

Bird's-Nesters

1874
Haystacks: Autumn

Haystacks: Autumn

1874

I remember being awakened one morning by voices in the room where I slept.

Memories of Childhood in Gréville-Hague

1881

Suddenly an immense wave rose up like a raging mountain, caught the vessel and carried it towards the beach.

The Shipwrecks

1881
1801
The art of seeing
Charles Darwin
The blasted landscapes of bad luck
Théodore Rousseau
Jean-François Millet
A military painter sponsored by the state—smells like propaganda
Ivan Aivazovsky
Status quo — what's that?
Gustave Courbet
1900

The artists of Barbizon School

The artists of Realism