A. Pintura: Art Detective

Grandpa's List
Van Gogh

Chapter Six: Millet

"Look closely," I said. "The colors in both paintings are subdued. Millet took his colors from nature. He avoided bold and intense colors. He wanted it to look real and natural, not necessarily pretty."

woman in mystery painting

woman in Millet's The Gleaners

Miss Featherduster smiled coyly. "I guess I wouldn't want him to paint my portrait. What else makes you think it's the same artist?"

I sighed. She sure wanted me to earn my fee. "All right," I said. "Just look at the...


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