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Monday, March 21, 2011

Knitting In The Fine Arts

Jean-Francois Millet, the famous French painter, is well known for his paintings of peasant life. "The Gleaners is one of his most familiar paintings. I have a modern interpretation in my living room.

Millet could not escape this image. Women had little time to sit with idle hands. She is bundled up, out with a walking stick, exposing herself to the sun for warmth.

There are probably a few children running in the surrounding fields. Knitting allows multi-tasking. You must try it while out for your next walk...

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