Title: Millet's Gleaners
Essay by Gregory Hedberg.
Condition: Used: Very Good. Unmarked.
Description: Catalog for Minneapolis Institute of the Arts exhibition. Essay by Gregory Hedberg. Black and white illustrations. The Gleaners (Des glaneuses), an oil painting by Jean-Francois Millet (1814-1875) completed in 1857, depicts three peasant women gleaning a field of stray stalks of wheat after the harvest.
Featuring rural society in a sympathetic way, it was received poorly by the French upper classes. Measures 6.25x9.5 inches. 51p. (SKU: 29466)
Publisher: Minneapolis Institute of the Arts
Keywords: Artists, French Art, Rural Studies, Farming, Rural France, 19th Century Art, Peasant Women, Labor, Workers, European Art, Painting