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Portrait of Louise-Antoinette Feuardent  1841

by Jean-François Millet

Before Jean-François Millet achieved international success as a painter of peasant life, he earned his early living as a portraitist. Here, he depicted Louise-Antoinette Feuardent, the wife of his lifelong friend Félix-Bienaimé Feuardent, a clerk in the library at Cherbourg. In this portrait painted shortly after her marriage, Louise-Antoinette prominently displays her wed...
Size: 
73.3 x 60 cm
Medium: 
Oil on canvas
Credit: 
Courtesy of The Getty