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The Angelus, 1857-59

Jean-Francois Millet

The Angelus, 1857-59 - Jean-Francois Millet - www.jeanmillet.org
   

Title:The Angelus, 1857-59
Painted by:Jean-Francois Millet
Location:Musée D'Orsay, Paris, France
Dimensions:25.98 inch wide x 21.65 inch high
Orientation:Landscape
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I now understand the true meaning of this painting. The sun rays fall on the work field and the work tools, and not on the church. It depicts how God wants us to honor our work no matter how hard it is. I am blown away.
Tha Angelus
Posted by Jhoanne Vinuya on 15.March 2010, 23:09

 
I believe this paining is supposed to represent a time when the church bells ring, and everything stops. Even workers lay down their tools to bow their heads and pray.

Posted by Monique on 24.March 2011, 14:05

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