Jean Francois Millet art links 


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Jean-François Millet: Haystacks: Autumn, ca.1874
Source: Artcyclopedia; photograph by Michael Weinberg


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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   NEW!

Notable SiteFine Arts Museums of San Francisco   NEW!
Many works online

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 SiteMetropolitan Museum of Art, New York City   NEW!  

Notable SiteMusée d'Orsay, Paris

Notable SiteMuseum of Fine Arts, Boston   NEW!
Pastel collection online

Notable SiteMuseum of Fine Arts, Boston   NEW!
Drawings collection online

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

Notable SiteMuseum of Fine Arts, Boston   NEW!
Watercolor collection online

Notable SiteMuseum of Fine Arts, Boston   NEW!
Paintings collection online

Notable SiteNational Galleries of Scotland, Edinburgh   NEW!

Notable SiteNational Gallery, London, UK

Notable SiteNational Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.   NEW!
Includes a biography of the artist

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 SiteRijksmuseum, Amsterdam   NEW!

Notable SiteSmithsonian American Art Museum, Washington D.C.   NEW!

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   NEW!
Going To Work, 1851-53
The Diggers, 1855-56

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

Dublin City Gallery | The Hugh Lane, Dublin, Ireland   NEW!

Frick Collection, New York City   NEW!
Woman Sewing by Lamplight

Harvard University Art Museums, Massachusetts
Harvard have works in their collections, but unfortunately you have to type in the search yourself

Hunterian Museum and Art Gallery, University of Glasgow, Scotland

Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indiana

Kröller-Müller Museum, Otterlo, Netherlands

Kunstmuseum Basel, Switzerland
Alphabetically under "M"

Lauren Rogers Museum of Art, Laurel, Mississippi

Los Angeles County Museum of Art   NEW!

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

Princeton University Art Museum, New Jersey

Rijksmuseum Twenthe, Enschede, Netherlands (in Dutch)  

Ruth Chandler Williamson Gallery at Scripps College, California
Click on "View objects by this artist"

Saint Louis Art Museum, Missouri
The Knitting Lesson, 1869
The Comtesse of Valmont, ca.1841

San Diego Museum of Art, California   NEW!

Southampton City Art Gallery, England

Statens Museum for Kunst (National Gallery of Denmark), Copenhagen
Click "English" at the top right to switch the default language, then click "Search"

Studio Esseci, Italy (in Italian)  
Click "Immagini" to see a large image from a 2005-2006 exhibition

Teylers Museum, Haarlem, Netherlands   NEW!
Works from the museum's drawings and engravings collection

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   NEW!

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)
Christie's Past Sale Archive
(database goes as far back as 1991; images go about as far back as 1999)

Sotheby's Sold Lot Archive
(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 at The Art Renewal Center

Notable SiteJean-Francois Millet at The Artchive  

Notable SiteJean-Francois Millet at The Athenaeum  
10 works online

Notable SiteJean-Francois Millet in the Web Gallery of Art  

Notable SiteJean-Francois Millet in the WebMuseum  

Notable SiteWikimedia Commons Image Database  

Notable SiteWorld Visit Guide (formerly Insecula)

Image archive with zoomable images

Bildindex der Kunst und Architektur (in German)  
(a welcome screen is displayed for a couple of seconds before the search results appear)

California State University WorldImages Database  

Jean-Francois Millet at CGFA  

Ciudad de la Pintura (in Spanish)  

Digital Images Photography by Ron Reznick
Louise-Antoinette Feuardent

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

Humanities Web  

Memory of the Netherlands Project
Great scans; use your mouse wheel to zoom in on the detail images

New York Public Library Digital Gallery

Rasiel's Wallpapers
(Click on the size of the scan you wish to view)
Works by Millet to be found on pages 1 and 3 of this site

RKD Netherlands Imagebase   NEW!
Eclectic database of images that range from old black-and-white photos to superb, zoomable reproductions

State Hermitage Museum Unofficial Site

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
(Click "Retrieve Images" to see artworks)

Articles and Reference Sites:
Notable SiteEncyclopedia Britannica complete article on Jean-Francois Millet  
Note: The full version of the article is available only if you follow this link. If you bookmark the article and return later, or if you navigate directly to the Britannica website, you will see a 100-word preview only. Troubleshooting

Notable SiteRKD Netherlands Institute for Art History  

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"

"Look Inside" and "Search Inside" Books at Amazon
Look Inside Books:Selections from the books listed below are scanned in, in high res. Text is clearly readable and art reproductions vary from so-so to excellent. Don't miss the fact that you can usually zoom in via the "View" drop-down menu, along the top row of Amazon's Online Reader.            
Search Inside Books:Same as "Look Inside", except that the entire book is scanned in, and the text is fully searchable. This is an unbelievable resource, for research and especially for previewing a book when making the decision to buy.
Note: Some "Search Inside" features are limited to people signed in to an account which has previously made a purchase at Amazon.
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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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