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Millet, Jean

Line breaks: Jean Mil¦let
Pronunciation: /ˈmiːeɪ
 
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Definition of Millet, Jean in English:

( 1814–75), French painter; full name Jean François Millet. He was famous for the dignity he brought to the treatment of peasant subjects, on which he concentrated from 1850. Notable works: The Gleaners (1857).

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