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McClure's Magazine, Vol. VI., No. 6, May, 1896

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Author: Various Authors
Published: 1896
Language: English
Wordcount: 57,860 / 169 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 60.9
LoC Category: AP
Downloads: 484
Added to site: 2004.11.13 9007
Genre: Periodical

painted nymphs, and of rustic scenes not altogether devoid of a certain artificiality, and in at least one masterly mythological picture of Oedipus rescued from the tree, through Millet's activity in these years, yet his work, had it continued on this plane, would have lacked the high significance which the next twenty-five years were to show.

Having endeavored to make clear the source from which Millet came, and indicated the formative influences of his early life, I may permit myself (as I warned my readers I should do) to return to my recollections of Barbizon in 1873, and the glimpses of Millet which my sojourn there in that and the following year afforded me.

Barbizon lies on a plain, more vast in the impression which it makes on the eye than in actual area, and the village consists of one long street, which commences at a group of farm buildings of some importance, and ends in the forest of Fontainebleau. About midway down this street, on the way to the forest, Millet's home stood, on the right o



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