TITLE

Naive Impressions from Nature: Millet's Readings, from Montaigne to Charlotte Brontë

AUTHOR(S)
Herbert, Robert L.
PUB. DATE
September 2007
SOURCE
Art Bulletin;Sep2007, Vol. 89 Issue 3, p540
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on painter Jean-Francois Millet, and the literary passages that inspired him. The author reports that Millet, a 19th century artist, copied whole paragraphs from several writers, including Michel de Montaigne, Bernard Palissy, and Charlotte Bronte. Millet's abstracts, some from known authors, authors not, stretched from the 16th century on. Article topics include the author's opinions on why artistic collaboration is important, as well as Millet's thoughts on art.
ACCESSION #
26518587

 

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