19/07/16

Jean-François Millet | Birds Nesters, 1874


Known for his realistic portrayals of French peasants, Millet produced this painting at the very end of his life. He based the scene on stories from his childhood that told of great flights of wild pigeons. When the birds settled in trees at night, the peasants blinded them with light from torches and then clubbed hundreds to death. | © Philadelphia Museum of Art

Alfred Thompson Bricher | Sunset


17/07/16

Claude Monet | Iris, 1914-1917


Iris è un dipinto di Claude Monet. Eseguito probabilmente tra il 1914 e il 1917, è conservato nella National Gallery di Londra.

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