France Embraces Millet: The Intertwined Fates of The Gleaners and The Angelus

Fratello, Bradley
December 2003
Art Bulletin;Dec2003, Vol. 85 Issue 4, p685
Academic Journal
Discusses the political, historical and cultural factors that drove the dramatic changes in the critical fortunes of The Gleaners and The Angelus by Jean François Millet in France. Commemoration of the Incarnation of Christ shown in The Angelus; History of French modernization shown in The Gleaners; The Angelus as a symbol of spiritual renewal.


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