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...