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Jean Francois Millet Young woman powdering herself oil painting


Young woman powdering herself
Painting ID::  34689
Jean Francois Millet
Young woman powdering herself
mk96 1889-1890 94.2x79.5cm

   
   
     

Jean Francois Millet La Femiere oil painting


La Femiere
Painting ID::  38196
Jean Francois Millet
La Femiere
mk29 c.1868-70 Pastel on blue gray wove paper 39.4x52.7cm

   
   
     

Jean Francois Millet Woman Sewing by Lamplight oil painting


Woman Sewing by Lamplight
Painting ID::  38218
Jean Francois Millet
Woman Sewing by Lamplight
mk29 1870-72 Oil on canvas 100.7x81.9cm

   
   
     

Jean Francois Millet The Sower oil painting


The Sower
Painting ID::  38219
Jean Francois Millet
The Sower
mk29 Pastel on tan wove paper 30.8x24.5cm

   
   
     

Jean Francois Millet Peasant Grafting a Tree oil painting


Peasant Grafting a Tree
Painting ID::  38810
Jean Francois Millet
Peasant Grafting a Tree
mk141 1855 Oil on canvas

   
   
     

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     Jean Francois Millet
     1814-1875 French Jean Francois Millet Galleries Millet was the first child of Jean-Louis-Nicolas and Aim??e-Henriette-Adelaide Henry Millet, members of the peasant community in the village of Gruchy, in Gr??ville-Hague (Normandy). Under the guidance of two village priests, Millet acquired a knowledge of Latin and modern authors, before being sent to Cherbourg in 1833 to study with a portrait painter named Paul Dumouchel. By 1835 he was studying full-time with Lucien-Th??ophile Langlois, a pupil of Baron Gros, in Cherbourg. A stipend provided by Langlois and others enabled Millet to move to Paris in 1837, where he studied at the Ecole des Beaux-Arts with Paul Delaroche. In 1839 his scholarship was terminated, and his first submission to the Salon was rejected. After his first painting, a portrait, was accepted at the Salon of 1840, Millet returned to Cherbourg to begin a career as a portrait painter. However, the following year he married Pauline-Virginie Ono, and they moved to Paris. After rejections at the Salon of 1843 and Pauline's death by consumption, Millet returned again to Cherbourg. In 1845 Millet moved to Le Havre with Catherine Lemaire, whom he would marry in a civil ceremony in 1853; they would have nine children, and remain together for the rest of Millet's life. In Le Havre he painted portraits and small genre pieces for several months, before moving back to Paris. It was in Paris in the middle 1840s that Millet befriended Constant Troyon, Narcisse Diaz, Charles Jacque, and Theodore Rousseau, artists who, like Millet, would become associated with the Barbizon school; Honor?? Daumier, whose figure draftsmanship would influence Millet's subsequent rendering of peasant subjects; and Alfred Sensier, a government bureaucrat who would become a lifelong supporter and eventually the artist's biographer. In 1847 his first Salon success came with the exhibition of a painting Oedipus Taken down from the Tree, and in 1848 his Winnower was bought by the government.

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