Millet--man of the humble peasants. Mr. Realism, at your service. And I
don't mean realistic with the paint brush--though I suppose Picasso would
disagree. I mean he painted real people, not idealized or historical
"Here is Millet's
most famous work, The Gleaners.." I told Miss Featherduster.
Millet's The Gleaners (1857)
anything more obvious in my life," I said...
"...I think we may
have a match!"
"...Millet is obviously
not our man."