Solitude

Jean-François Millet, French, 1814 - 1875

Geography:
Made in France, Europe

Date:
1853

Medium:
Oil on canvas

Dimensions:
33 5/8 x 43 1/2 inches (85.4 x 110.5 cm)

Curatorial Department:
European Painting

Object Location:

Currently not on view

Accession Number:
W1906-1-12

Credit Line:
Purchased with the W. P. Wilstach Fund, 1906

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Label:
Millet evokes feelings of isolation and loneliness with the bleak emptiness of this broad, snow-filled meadow. Like other contemporary artists, Millet discovered counterparts for human emotions and conditions within the landscape genre.