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The Milkmaid :: Julien Dupre

The Milkmaid by artist Julien Dupre - Village life
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Julien Dupre (1851-1910) La Laitiere [The Milkmaid]

Oil on canvas (44.5 x 53.5 cm)( 17,5 x 21 inch ) Private collection

image: Public domain

Submitted by: marina51

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User   User Rating: 400  February 3, 2019

The color palette of the painting is interesting - as if it's visible through pink glass. Apparently, this is how the artist wanted to show the dawn of the morning. It is seen that the sun is already shining brightly, this is understandable by the pronounced glare on the figures of the milkmaid, cows and sheep. It seems that the author did not want to draw particular attention to any element of the picture, all the characters are very ordinary and even not very clearly traced. But in general, the [Expand]


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