Workers in the field with potatoes
Prevailing color of this fine art print is green and its shape is landscape. Original size is . This image is printed on demand - you can choose material, size and finishing.Jean-Francois Millet (1814-1875).
At the outset of his career, he refused the stereotyped concept of painting and became a free portrait painter. He influenced Impressionists
through his selection of topics: he painted simple people, poor farmers and the humility of hardworking people.
He loved the countryside where he lived, devoted a lot of energy for rural people. Millet’s paintings are characterized by an interesting, gold and melancholy light that gives his landscapes a religious character. The Angelus
- church bells in the distance strike as two people say a prayer of thanks for the harvest (ironically, the Louvre auctioned this painting for an astronomical sum). Gleaners
. The monumentality of characters achieved through simplification of the environment (which was later used by Seurat
) is clamped from above by the horizon. The image probably expresses the oppression of peasants (especially women without voting rights) after 1848.