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Millet

Author: Jean François Millet; Griselda Pollock
Publisher: London : Oresko Books Ltd., 1977.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Born a peasant in Normandy, Jean-François Millet was acclaimed during his lifetime as the greatest 'peasant painter' of the nineteenth century. Although the classical solidity of his figures looked back to Michelangelo, his admirers and disciples included such revolutionary Post-Impressionists as Gauguin, Seurat and van Gogh. Neglected by subsequent generations, Millet has recently won an increasingly appreciative  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Catalogs
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Millet, Jean François, 1814-1875.
Millet.
London : Oresko Books Ltd., 1977
(OCoLC)744520054
Named Person: Jean François Millet; Jean François Millet; Jean-François Millet; Jean François Millet
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jean François Millet; Griselda Pollock
ISBN: 0905368126 9780905368122 0905368134 9780905368139
OCLC Number: 3926620
Description: 96 pages : chiefly illustrations (some color), portraits ; 30 cm
Responsibility: [text by] Griselda Pollock.

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"Born a peasant in Normandy, Jean-François Millet was acclaimed during his lifetime as the greatest 'peasant painter' of the nineteenth century. Although the classical solidity of his figures looked back to Michelangelo, his admirers and disciples included such revolutionary Post-Impressionists as Gauguin, Seurat and van Gogh. Neglected by subsequent generations, Millet has recently won an increasingly appreciative public, especially following the retrospective exhibitions of his work held in Paris and London in 1975-76"--Book cover.

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