Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam

Van Gogh Museum – Amsterdam, Netherlands

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September 25, 2019 - January 16, 2020

The exhibition Jean-François Millet: Sowing the Seeds of Modern Art illustrates just how progressive the work of Jean-François Millet (1814-1875) was for his time. With his radical painting technique, modern style and inspirational portrayal of peasant life, Millet undoubtedly sowed the seeds of modern art.

This is the first exhibition to explore how Millet’s work inspired the art of numerous well-known artists, such as Vincent van Gogh, Camille Pissarro, Georges Seurat, Claude Monet, Giovanni Segantini, Winslow Homer, Paula Modersohn-Becker, Edvard Munch, Kazimir Malevich and Salvador Dalí.

Detail of Archaeological Reminiscence of Millet's Angelus

Work(s) on loan:

Archeological Reminiscence of Millet’s Angelus