Millet, Jean-François
Millet, Jean-François
French painter; b. at Gruchy, near Cherbourg, 4 October, 1814; d. at Barbizon, 20 January, 1875

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  • Millet, Jean-François — (1814 1875)    painter, engraver    A significant landscape and genre artist of the barbizon school, Jean François Millet, the son of peasants, was born in Gréville, Manche. He studied painting at Cherbourg, then at studios in Paris where, at the …   France. A reference guide from Renaissance to the Present

  • Millet, Jean François — Mil·let (mĭ lāʹ, mē ), Jean François. 1814 1875. French painter whose works, such as The Gleaners (1857) and Winter with Ravens (1862), portray peasant life and bucolic landscapes. He was a central figure of the Barbizon school. * * * …   Universalium

  • Millet, Jean-François — born Oct. 4, 1814, Gruchy, France died Jan. 20, 1875, Barbizon French painter. Born to a peasant family, he studied with a painter in Paris, but when one of his two submissions to the Salon was rejected (1840), he returned to Cherbourg, where… …   Universalium

  • Millet, Jean-François — (10/4/1814 Gruchy 1/20/1875 Barbizon) (France)    Painter, draftsman, and graphic artist. Studied with B. Du Mouchel, with L. T. Langlois in Cherbourg, and P. Delaroche in Paris. His popular depictions of the lives of ordinary people, included… …   Dictionary of erotic artists: painters, sculptors, printmakers, graphic designers and illustrators

  • Millet, Jean François — ► (1815 75) Pintor francés. Obras: Angelus, La hilandera y Los espigadores …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Millet, Jean-François — (4 oct. 1814, Gruchy, Francia–20 ene. 1875, Barbizon). Pintor francés. Nacido en el seno de una familia de campesinos, estudió con un pintor en París; sin embargo, cuando una de sus dos presentaciones al Salón fue rechazada (1840), regresó a… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • MILLET, JEAN FRANÇOIS —    French painter of French peasant life, born near Greville, of a peasant family; sent to Paris, studied under Paul Delaroche, withdrew into rustic life, and took up his abode at the village of Barbizon, near the Forest of Fontainebleau, where… …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

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