The Angelus by Jean-François Millet, 1859 Printed on canvas Praying Farmers Fine Art Giclee Print Farmhouse Decor wall art
Beautiful ready to hang print reproduction very good quality The Angelus Painting by Jean-François Millet, 1859 made in the 60s .
Very decorative, perfect for your farmhouse decor or rustic decor.
A lovely christian gift !
With frame : 39 cm x 34 cm / 15,3" x 13,3"
Without frame : 23,5 cm x 18,5 cm / 9,2" x 7,3"
Good vintage conditions with traces of age and wear, please look at the photos carefully.
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The Angelus (L'Angélus) is an oil painting by French painter Jean-François Millet, completed between 1857 and 1859.
The painting depicts two peasants bowing in a field over a basket of potatoes to say a prayer, the Angelus, that together with the ringing of the bell from the church on the horizon marks the end of a day's work.
Millet was commissioned by the American would-be painter and art collector Thomas Gold Appleton, who never came to collect it. The painting is famous today for driving the prices for artworks of the Barbizon school up to record amounts in the late 19th century.
Millet said: "The idea for The Angelus came to me because I remembered that my grandmother, hearing the church bell ringing while we were working in the fields, always made us stop work to say the Angelus prayer for the poor departed". Completed between 1857 and 1859, it is an oil painting on canvas. When Appleton failed to take possession, Millet added a steeple and changed the initial title of the work, Prayer for the Potato Crop, to The Angelus.
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