• Born date: 1814-10-04
  • Born in: Normandy
  • Death date: 1875-01-20
  • Death in: Barbizon
Jean-François Millet

Jean-François Millet (French: [milɛ]; October 4, 1814 – January 20, 1875) was a French painter and one of the founders of the Barbizon school in rural France. Millet is noted for his scenes of peasant farmers; he can be categorized as part of the movements of Realism and Naturalism.