Millet: Then and Now

July 31, 1999

The following is a list of talks given at a symposium presented in conjunction with the exhibition Jean-François Millet: Drawn into the Light.

For more information, contact the Research and Academic Program or call 413-458-0460.

  • Drawing the Peasant Forward: Millet's Assault on Tradition
    Alexandra R. Murphy
    Independent scholar
  • Man with a Hoe: Reproducing the Mechanical Body
    Laura L. Meixner
    Associate Professor and Chair, Department of the History of Art, Cornell University
  • Millet and Van Gogh: The Sower in Color
    Louis van Tilborgh
    Curator of Paintings, Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam
  • The Gleaners: From the Personal to the Social in Millet's Drawings
    Robert L. Herbert
    Andrew W. Mellon Professor of Humanities Emeritus, Mount Holyoke College

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