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Jean-François Millet
(1814 - 1875)

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1814 Born 4 October in Normandy
1833 Works with a local portrait painter, Bon Dumouchel
1835 Enters the studio of Lucien-Théophile Langlois
1837 Enrols at the Ecole des Beaux-Arts
1840 First exhibit at the Salon
1849 Settles in Barbizon
1853 Marries Catherine Lemaire
1864 Awarded a first class medal for Shepherdess Guarding Her Flock
1868 Awarded cross of the Legion of Honour
1875 Dies 20 January
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