A. Pintura: Art Detective

Grandpa's List
Van Gogh

Chapter Six: Millet

"Your mystery painting just might be one of Millet's babies," I said proudly.

She nodded, but her eyes remained cautious. "I've never heard of this Birdseed guy."

"It's pronounced Mee-yay," I said patiently. "François Millet was a French fellow who lived during the mid-nineteenth century. He wasn't as famous as some other Realist artists, but he earned his slice of fame. "

"So what makes you so sure it's a 'Mee-yay?'" she asked.

"For a trained eye like mine," I reassured her, "it's an easy call. Just look at the...


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