Jean Francois Millet art links 


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Jean-François Millet: Haystacks: Autumn, ca.1874
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Jean-François Millet

[French Realist Painter, 1814-1875]

• Relationships: Studied under Paul Delaroche.
Not to be confused with Baroque Era Landscape painter Francisque Millet or American painter Francis Davis Millet.
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Original works by Jean-François Millet available for purchase at art galleries worldwide
Paintings in Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Notable SiteArt Institute of Chicago

Notable SiteDallas Museum of Art, Texas

Notable SiteHermitage Museum, Saint Petersburg, Russia
Peasant-Girls with Brushwood, ca.1852
Landscape with Two Peasant Women, 1870-75
Death and Woodcutter, ca.1858-59
Farm Near Vichy, 1866

Notable SiteJ. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles
5 works online by Millet

Notable SiteKunsthistorisches Museum Databank, Vienna (in German)  

Notable SiteLouvre Museum Database, Paris
6 paintings

Notable SiteLouvre Museum Graphic Art Database, Paris (in French)  
Page past the works on paper by "Jean-François Millet I", a 17-century artist, for hundreds of works on paper by the artist

Notable SiteJean-Francois Millet at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City  

Notable SiteMusée d'Orsay, Paris
Commentary on Gleaners

Notable SiteMusée d'Orsay, Paris
Commentary on Spring

Notable SiteMusée d'Orsay, Paris
Commentary on The Angelus

Notable SiteMusée d'Orsay Collection Database, Paris
Many works by Jean-François Millet online

Notable SiteMuseum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas  
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The Shepherdess, 1870-74

Notable SiteMuseum of Fine Arts, Boston  
Watercolor collection online

Notable SiteMuseum of Fine Arts, Boston  
Drawings collection online

Notable SiteMuseum of Fine Arts, Boston  
Paintings collection online

Notable SiteMuseum of Fine Arts, Boston  
Pastel collection online

Notable SiteMuseum of Fine Arts, Boston  
2 cliche-verre prints online

Notable SiteNational Gallery, London, UK

Notable SiteJean-Francois Millet at the National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.
4 works by Jean-Francois Millet

Notable SiteNational Gallery of Canada, Ottawa  
Many works

Notable SiteNeue Pinakothek, Munich, Germany

Notable SiteRéunion des Musées Nationaux, France (in French)  
4 works online

Notable SiteJean-Francois Millet at the Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam
Great scans of Rijksmuseum paintings, from the 'Memory of the Netherlands' project

Notable SiteRijksmuseum Research Database, Amsterdam (in Dutch)  

Notable SiteYale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Connecticut  
Starry Night (Nuit Étoilée)

Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
8 paintings, including the beautiful Gust of Wind

Art Gallery of Greater Victoria, British Columbia

Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia

Ashmolean Museum at the University of Oxford, UK

Ball State Museum of Art, Indiana
2 works online

Block Museum of Art at Northwestern University, Illinois
Man Leaning on a Spade

Brooklyn Museum, New York City

Canton Museum of Art, Ohio
Scroll down the alphabetical list for 4 works by Millet

Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Christchurch Art Gallery / Te Puna O Waiwhetu, New Zealand

Cincinnati Art Museum, Ohio
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Going To Work

Clark Art Institute, Williamstown, Massachusetts
Offering to Pan 1845

Clark Art Institute, Williamstown, Massachusetts
The Knitting Lesson, ca.1860

Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio

Courtauld Institute of Art, London, UK
3 works by or related to the artist

Currier Gallery of Art, New Hampshire

Dalhousie University Art Gallery, Halifax, Nova Scotia
Shepherdess Knitting

Frick Collection, New York City
Woman Sewing by Lamplight, 1870-72

Harvard University Art Museums, Massachusetts

Hunterian Museum and Art Gallery, University of Glasgow, Scotland

Indiana University Art Museum, Bloomington - Provenance Research Project
The Runaway Cart, charcoal drawing, 1846-50

Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indiana

Kröller-Müller Museum, Otterlo, Netherlands

Kunstmuseum Basel, Switzerland
Alphabetically under "M"

Lauren Rogers Museum of Art, Laurel, Mississippi

Jean-Francois Millet in the Los Angeles County Museum of Art Database

Maison-Atelier Jean-François Millet, Barbizon, France (in French)  

Marian Library at the University of Dayton, Ohio

Memorial Art Gallery of the University of Rochester, New York
The End of the Workday
Washerwomen by Moonlight

Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum, St. Louis, Missouri

Milwaukee Art Museum, Wisconsin
The Shepherdess

Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minnesota  

Musée des Beaux-Arts de Rouen, France (in French)  
Portrait d'un officier de marine

Musée des Beaux-Arts, Marseilles, France (in French)  
La Bouillie

Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes, Buenos Aires, Argentina (in Spanish)  

Museu Calouste Gulbenkian, Lisbon

National Gallery of Victoria, Australia
Susanna and the Elders

National Museum of Western Art, Tokyo
Spring (Daphnis and Chloë), 1865

New Art Gallery, Walsall, England
3 works online

New Carlsberg Glyptotek, Copenhagen
Death and the Woodcutter, 1858-59

North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh
Peasant Spreading Manure, 1854-55

Oklahoma City Museum of Art, Oklahoma
Woman Churning Butter, 1855-56

Österreichische Galerie Belvedere, Vienna

Palais des Beaux-Arts de Lille, Lille, France (in French)  
La Becquée

Philadelphia Museum of Art
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3 works by Jean-François Millet online

Princeton University Art Museum, New Jersey

Rijksmuseum Twenthe, Enschede, Netherlands (in Dutch)  

Ruth Chandler Williamson Gallery at Scripps College, California
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Saint Louis Art Museum, Missouri
The Knitting Lesson, 1869
The Comtesse of Valmont, ca.1841

Southampton City Art Gallery, England

Statens Museum for Kunst (National Gallery of Denmark), Copenhagen
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Studio Esseci, Italy (in Italian)  
Click "Immagini" to see a large image from a 2005-2006 exhibition

The Albertina Graphic Art Databank, Vienna (in German)  

Jean-Francois Millet at the The British Museum, London, UK

The Essence of Line: French Drawings from Ingres to Degas

The Walters Art Museum, Maryland

Tweed Museum of Art at the University of Minnesota, Duluth
The Diggers, ca.1850-55

Valtion Taidemuseo (Finnish National Gallery), Helsinki, Finland

Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam
Girl carrying water, 1856

Victoria and Albert Museum Catalogue, London, UK

Von der Heydt-Museum, Wuppertal, Germany (in German)  

Worcester Art Museum, Massachusetts
Bringing Home the Newborn Calf, ca.1857-58

Yamagata Museum of Art, Japan
La baratteuse, 1870

National Art Databases and Museum Inventories:

Art Fund for UK Museums
Bergere Assise, 1848

Flemish Art Collection Database, Belgium (in Dutch)  

UK National Inventory of Continental European Paintings (NICE)

Art Market:
(e.g. records of past sales at auction; sites providing examples of the artist's signature)
Artarchiv Sample Artist Signatures
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Christie's Past Sale Archive   NEW!
(database goes as far back as 1991; images go about as far back as 1999)

Sotheby's Sold Lot Archive   NEW!
(database goes as far back as 1998; images where permitted by copyright go about as far back as 2001)

Pictures from Image Archives:
Notable SiteJean-Francois Millet in the Art Renewal Center

Notable SiteJean-Francois Millet in the Artchive  

Notable SiteArtcyclopedia
Masterscan feature: Shepherdess

Notable SiteBildindex der Kunst und Architektur (in German)  
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Notable SiteJean-Francois Millet at CGFA  

Notable SiteDigital Images Photography by Ron Reznick
Louise-Antoinette Feuardent

Notable SiteRasiel's Wallpapers
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Notable SiteThe Athenaeum  
10 works online

Notable SiteWeb Gallery of Art  

Notable SiteWebMuseum  

Notable SiteWikimedia Commons Image Database  

Notable SiteWorld Visit Guide (formerly Insecula)

Image archive with zoomable images

California State University WorldImages Database  

Ciudad de la Pintura (in Spanish)  

El Poder de la Palabra (The Power of the Word) (in Spanish)  

Humanities Web  

New York Public Library Digital Gallery

State Hermitage Museum Unofficial Site

University of Michigan SILS Art Image Browser

USC Annenberg School for Communication

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Miscellaneous Sites:
Peter Nahum At The Leicester Galleries, London, UK
Archive of past displayed works which are "sold" or "not for sale"

The Modernist Journals Project
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Articles and Reference Sites:
Notable SiteEncyclopedia Britannica complete article on Jean-Francois Millet  
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Notable SiteGrove Dictionary of Art Online (excerpt)  

Notable SiteUnion List of Artist Names (Getty Museum)  
Reference sheet with basic information about the artist and pointers to other references.

Notable SiteWikipedia, the "Open Content" Encyclopedia
Biographical info

Antiques & Fine Art Magazine
The Shepherdess, 1870-74

International Herald Tribune (now part of the New York Times organization)
"A Quest for Van Gogh's Inspiration," article by Souren Melikian

Nineteenth-Century Art Worldwide
"Millet's Milkmaids"

Oxford Dictionary of Art (eNotes)  

Time Magazine
"A Great Lost Painter", 1976 article by Robert Hughes

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Drawn into the Light: Jean Francois Millet

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Etchings of Urban and Rural 19Th-Century France


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Jean-Francois Millet: The Gleaners
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The Horse
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Haystacks, Autumn, 1873-74
Haystacks, Autumn, 1873-74

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Jean-Francois Millet: Angelus

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Spring at Barbizon, 1868-73
Spring at Barbizon, 1868-73

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Woman Grazing Her Cow
Woman Grazing Her Cow

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Shepherdess with her Flock, 1863
Shepherdess with her Flock, 1863

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Narcissi and Violets
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